Exploring Space Nonfiction Reading Task Cards

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Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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  1. Informational Text Features and highly engaging magazine-styled pages with task cards! This money-saving bundle of task cards is perfect for adding science and reading together!Note: The TWELVE sets of task cards and reading selections are each available individually!These GREAT sets will address ma
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If you need multiple short reading passages ready to read, I have you covered! Let's Explore Space topics! Let's add task cards and reading selections that are designed to resemble a magazine layout for a fun activity! What a great combination!

Note: This set can be found as part of a money-saving bundle!

We all have those students that prefer nonfiction reading! What do you do with those students? This fabulous set of 64 Task Cards will address many things:

  • Nonfiction text features
  • Nonfiction reading
  • Students read nonfiction passages about space topics and use text features to complete task cards.
  • The reading passages are designed to resemble magazine pages with colorful photos, clipart, and sections.
  • The task cards are also color-coded.
  • The task cards include multiple-choice answers and open-ended challenges.
  • The cards include: determining the type of non-fiction text feature in the article, basic comprehension questions, and challenging cards with open-ended responses.
  • The open-ended tasks use nonfiction text features!
  • Open-ended tasks include drawing and labeling; designing tables; creating a glossary with guide words; and writing.

For your convenience, this package also includes a complete set with limited color. An answer sheet is included with an answer key. Sample answer keys are included for the open-ended task cards.

Ideas for Use

Task cards are the PERFECT choice for:

  • Morning Work time
  • center work
  • early finishers
  • substitute days.
  • Complete these tasks in your Language or Science Notebooks or as stand-alone activities.

This package specifically includes:

  • Cover
  • Overview & Table of Contents
  • 4 pages of Reading Selections
  • Task Cards 1-24 Multiple Choice (Blue)
  • Task Cards 25-56 - Multiple Choice (Green)
  • Task Cards 57-64- Open-Ended (Purple),
  • Ink Saver Pages
  • Answer Sheet in 2 sizes
  • Answer Keys in 2 sizes
  • Sample answers for open-ended task cards
  • Text Features Glossary
  • Terms of Use

GRAB this set and more in a money-saving bundle!

And, best of all, this set is available in the BOOM Card format (without the extension cards.) The Boom set has 56 task cards.


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