Expository reading is the most challenging for young readers. This highly engaging reading article gives students the practice they need to polish this skill. This article would also be appropriate for grades 3-6.
Specifically, this passage addresses Next Generation Science Standard 4-LS-1-1: Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction
A pre-reading page along with a question page and answer key are also included.
Use this as a center, a whole class lesson, independent work, sub plans, or an assessment.
This product is also available as part of a bundle that includes 10 passages; check it out here for extra savings:
Science Informational Reading Bundle
Here are links to each of the informational reading passages included in the bundle:
The Science of Snowflakes
Importance of Honey Bees
How Energy Changes in a Car Crash
How Does Speech Recognition Work?
Animals and Forest Fires
Mount St. Helens
Butterflies and Flowers
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