This is three versions of a second grade science article written at above level, below level, and on level. Each article also includes multiple choice items related to main idea and using context clues to find word meaning. Perfect for differentiated homework, differentiated instruction, classwork, or guided reading. These articles would be appropriate for many kindergartners, first graders, and third graders as well.
Language Arts: non-fiction text
Language Arts: finding main idea
Language Arts: finding word meaning in context
Science: animals and animal life cycles