Try these fossil fluency building and comprehension practice task cards to integrate science in your literacy block! This fossil activity would be great to introduce the unit but is generic enough to use whenever! Help make it easier and "double dip" across content areas with these reading fluency and comprehension task cards about fossils.
Fossils Reading Fluency Task Cards Topics Included:
✸geologic time scale
*and much more!
Need another activity to prepare for GA Milestones or your state's test that isn't a worksheet? There are twenty four reading passage task cards specifically addressing the key concepts of fossils. These cards are utilized in three different ways to promote fluency within nonfiction texts and to enhance comprehension skills. Students have a recording sheet to use to answer questions (3 questions per card for a total of 72), generate their own questions, summarize important ideas, and review. You could use the task cards for three days and have each student to do all three recording sheets OR this could be differentiated based on specific reading skills that students need to practice. Students could even work in partners or complete it individually as an assessment. The possibilities are endless as we "double dip" across content areas and strengthen upper grades reading skills!
*Printer friendly, no clipart distractions, perfect for B&W copies! (Also includes cards in a color version!)
Geared toward Georgia Third Grade Science standards but not specific.
This Fossil Unit BUNDLE includes over 85 pages of Fossil learning resources to save you time & money! (Click the link for each resource to see what is inside!)
Fossils Differentiated Passages
In Depth With Fossils Differentiated Nonfiction Texts
Types of Fossils
8 Writing Prompts w/Rubric
Fossils Interactive Vocabulary Sort
Comprehension & Fluency Task Cards
Fossil Diagram & Comprehension Questions
Comprehension Crossword Puzzle
Multiple Choice Task Cards
Complete Assessment Pack W/Constructed Response
Vocabulary Matching Game
Fossils Vocabulary Matching Quiz
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