Are you looking for no prep reading passages and questions at a high interest level?
This Elon Musk reading passage and other fun comprehension activities builds fluency and comprehension so that you can make the most of your reading instruction!
Go to new depths of learning with these open-ended critical thinking activities and puzzles. This resource uses the elements of depth and complexity so that students can further enhance learning by:
•Defining the Language Associated with Elon Musk and Entrepreneurship
•Understanding the Big Idea of Elon Musk’s Ambition and Influence
•Considering how things have Changed Over Time since his early success
•Imagine Unanswered Questions they would like to ask Elon Musk
Engaging and High-Interest Activities Include:
•Read and Annotate a Brief Biography
•Word Search Notes and Quotes
•Notes and Quotes | Use Words in Context
•Define the word AMBITIOUS with Depth and Complexity
•Re-READ and THINK with Depth and Complexity
•Solve a Quote Puzzle | Reflect
•2 Hour Activity (Can be taught all at once or separately. Works will for group or independent work or centers)
Optional Materials include internet access for more in-depth research but not necessary.
Depth and Complexity activities are a means of differentiation. You know your students best. You will need to set the standards in terms of how detailed you would like the responses to be. This is a PRINT and Go Activity. The options for delivery are flexible and the directions are easy to follow. This resource can be used for independent work, centers, early finishers or sub plans. Have fun!
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These Depth and Compexity Activities are perfect for a GATE pullout program, Monthly Gifted Curriculum, Parent-led enrichment, Grade-level rotation, Homeschool, After-school or Sub Plans