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This Dinosaur Apocalypse Informational Text discusses the Alvarez Hypothesis, Iridium and the K-Pg boundary and Chicxulub crater along with the aftermath and consequences of the asteroid strike 65 million years ago.
Students complete a worksheet giving specific details from the reading regarding 8 major bolded terms or phrases from the reading.
The answer key is included.
Other resources to consider:
another Informational text help students understand the causes of the extinction of the dinosaurs. It explains the Crater of Doom, the Chicxulub Crater on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.
My TPT game resource “Crater of Doom” works well to teach & reinforce the information in this topic.
Another TPT resource I offer is “Outer Space Invader”. It is a great homework or classwork sheet.