NO PREP PRINTABLES! Interesting & informative 2-page informational text passage about how much fresh water is available and why there are shortages when demand has not yet exceeded the supply. Students will need to be able to read percentages which are all throughout the text as well as in a chart. Perfect for getting students to integrate information presented quantitatively, visually, and in words (CCSS RI.7 and RST.6-8.7).
Can be used in Language Arts or in science as a "Literacy in Science" lesson.
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1. Informational 2-page Text Passage with Chart: "Earth's Water Supply"
2. Task A: Reading Comprehension Questions (Aligns to CCRA RI.1 and RI.2 as students hone in on central ideas and refer back to text to synthesize information.)
3. Task B: Integrate Information Presented in Words, Visually, and Quantitatively (Aligns to RI.7 and RST.6-8.7 as students refer to numerical/statistical information in text and chart.)
4. Answer Key