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Earth Science Passages 40 leveled nonfiction texts with comprehension activities

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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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This earth science resource includes 40 differentiated reading passages about various topics in earth science. View the preview to see each topic along with the 3 reading levels for each text! (Hello documentation of differentiation & integration for your lesson plans!) Includes various comprehension activities for even further differentiation. Use these in small groups for guided reading, no prep center activities, assessments, homework, or morning work! Please view the preview to get an idea of what this unit has to offer your students!

Deeply discounted! Each passage individually sells for $3 each. If purchased individually over time, that would be $120. This bundle saves you BIG $! If you move grade levels in the future, this resource is flexible!

This Rocks & Minerals complete unit includes 125 pages of rockin' learning resources!

Minerals Interactive Sort

Rocks & Minerals Vocabulary Matching Game

Rocks & Their Uses Diagram

Uses of Minerals Diagram

Rocks & Minerals Reading Comprehension & Fluency Task Cards

Rockin' Science Literacy Centers

Types of Rocks Interactive Notebook Vocabulary Sort & Foldable

8 Writing Prompts W/Constructed Response Rubric

Quick & Easy Test

Comprehension Crossword Puzzle

Multiple Choice Task Cards

Complete Assessment Pack W/Constructed Response

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Total Pages
200 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.
Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).
Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.


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