Exploring Data: Qualitative Versus Quantitative Reading Passage and Activities

Exploring Data: Qualitative Versus Quantitative Reading Passage and Activities
Exploring Data: Qualitative Versus Quantitative Reading Passage and Activities
Exploring Data: Qualitative Versus Quantitative Reading Passage and Activities
Exploring Data: Qualitative Versus Quantitative Reading Passage and Activities
Exploring Data: Qualitative Versus Quantitative Reading Passage and Activities
Exploring Data: Qualitative Versus Quantitative Reading Passage and Activities
Exploring Data: Qualitative Versus Quantitative Reading Passage and Activities
Exploring Data: Qualitative Versus Quantitative Reading Passage and Activities
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Cover language arts AND science with this content specific passage! The passage explores the importance of data, what constitutes good scientific data, and the difference between qualitative and quantitative data. Students can interact with the text in several ways; you choose how and how much. Here is what's included:

  • 576-word reading passage that explores the importance of data and the difference between qualitative and quantitative data
  • Infographics that visually explain the difference between qualitative and quantitative data
  • Glossary
  • Main idea and supporting detail graphic organizer
  • Text structure question and Venn diagram graphic organizer
  • Fact and opinion sheet
  • Questioning sheet to spur student questions and further research
  • A word study sheet that hones in on the Latin root of the word "observe" and its meanings and uses
  • A qualitative and quantitative sort for content study
  • Full answer key

Use one sheet to focus on a specific skill or use as a packet for self-guided close-reading. Either way, this passage will engage students and maximize instruction.

Upper 4th to 5th grade grade reading level, but appropriate for other grades, including middle school and beyond.

Keywords: data, qualitative data, quantitative data, scientific investigation, science, scientific method, experiment, data analysis, scientists, classification, classifying, main idea, supporting details, text structure, questioning, graphic organizers, fact and opinion, word study

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15 pages
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