Teach your students about the history and importance of Earth Day with differentiated reading and writing activities! Designed to save you time and meet the needs of all learners in your classroom, this Earth Day reading and writing unit includes leveled reading comprehension passages, vocabulary support, writing worksheets, and an assessment! Everything you need is included and ready to go!
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INCLUDED WITH YOUR PURCHASE:
Differentiated Reading Passages: The differentiated reading passages are focused on the history and importance of Earth Day. Advanced, intermediate, and emerging reading levels are included.
Close Reading Directions: Your students will read the text three times, focusing on main idea, vocabulary, and text-based evidence.
Vocabulary Support: A divided circle map is included to support students in learning the meaning of several tier two and tier three vocabulary terms included in the text.
Vocabulary Activity Worksheet: A worksheet is provided for students to practice and apply the vocabulary terms.
Writing Activity Worksheet: Students have a chance to connect the reading to their own lives by describing two things they can start doing to help protect the planet. Space for an Earth Day illustration is also included.
Assessment: The three-part assessment is based on the informational text and covers vocabulary, comprehension, and includes a short answer extension question.
Answer Keys: Answer keys are included for the divided circle maps, vocabulary activity worksheet, and assessment.
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