This content rich activity promotes fluent reading of non-fiction text while either introducing or reviewing some basic parts of speech. Additional bonus questions connect to science, math, and social studies standards. Based on 3rd Grade ELA Common Core Language Standards. Perfect for enrichment/ advanced students who would benefit from high-interest, real-world science content while practicing their basic grammar skills. 2 student pages with 16 questions. 2 answer key pages. List of Common Core standards integrated into this science and literacy activity.