Who knew it could be so easy to make nonfiction texts interesting while accommodating a wide range of skills and levels at the same time? These no prep, high interest non-fiction passages have been written at two different levels to accommodate a wide age-range!
This exciting packet includes:
★ 9 original, exciting passages about optical illusions with questions written at two complexity levels
for lower grades (1-3) and older grades (4-8).
★ 8 images of real optical illusions
student and teacher copies
★ Data collection
section on teacher copy
★ Comprehension questions and activities sorted by skill focusing on 12 areas
- Main Idea
- Reading/Auditory Comprehension
- WH Questions
- Context Clues
- Oral Language
- Comparing & Contrasting
- Recalling Details
- Conversational Skills
★ Comparing and Contrasting Activities with Venn Diagrams
★ Bonus Optical Illusions Card Game focusing on a wide range of skills
The Nonfiction Texts included in this packet focus on highly interesting
★ Introduction to Optical Illusions
★ Illusory Motion (i.e. circles that appear to spin)
★ Face Optical Illusions
★ Penrose Square
★ About M.C. Escher
★ Paradox (or Impossible) Optical Illusions
★ Ambiguous Optical Illusions
★ Rubin Vase
★ Kanizsa Triangle
This packet maintains printing quality when printed in black and white or gray-scale to save ink. It can also be used on the iPad with the Notability app. Instructions for using this packet with the Notability app can be found here!
Not only will these no prep, leveled nonfiction texts make your group language sessions more interesting and motivating, they also incorporate valuable elements of STEM content!
Be sure to check out the preview file for a closer look!
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