Don't Fall Through the Ice!
Don't Fall Through the Ice! Informational Text provides a very easy to use literacy and science article that discusses the how lake ice is made and when it is safe. The article uses a lot of math as students learn how to calculate the growth of lake ice based on average daily temperatures.
This science informational text comes in two levels for easy differentiation. Each also includes 5 analysis questions.
If you like these articles look at hundreds of other articles we have that are of high interest for students and really help with the new tests coming out.
The Common Core in Math and Language Arts as well as the Next Generation Science Standards calls for a large increase in non-fiction reading and analysis.
This products addresses Informational Text analysis in the Common Core.
This article of Science by the Week provides teachers with an incredibly easy way to provide students with practice by reading true, current, and interesting science articles.
1. Each article runs on one side of one piece of paper for easy printing.
2. The back of each article contains analysis questions that require students to think.
3. An answer key is given for each article.
These articles have been tested and used by thousands of students in major school districts. They were designed to be given Monday of each week and then discussed in class on Friday but can be used in many different ways.