Use these brief illustrated non-fiction reading passages about epidemics to address ELA reading standards in science and social studies classes and to provide students with practice making inferences from reading. They are perfect for bell work or for those ‘ragged times’ when you need a quick independent activity related to a topic you are teaching. They can also easily be incorporated into low-prep lessons for substitute teachers, and can be used for “quick finishers” or as homework.
There are five illustrated passages in this set. The topics are:
The reading level is intended for middle school. In the preview you can read excerpts and see the types of inference questions that students must answer.
Each passage is illustrated with a photograph. There are 5-7 questions for each passage. Please see the preview for more information.
This is the fourth set in the Make Inferences In Science series. Click HERE
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for the Inventors and Inventions set.
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