Informational Reading Passage – Useless Body Parts
This packet includes an informational article about five parts of the body that humans don't need and why we might have them. After a close reading of the article, students will answer questions on main ideas, reading comprehension, and vocabulary. A coordinating creative writing prompt will help develop critical thinking skills on the topic.
The reading level is sixth and seventh grade. It is in the Lexile stretch band for fifth grade and the basic level for eighth grade.
This reading packet is a free sample of what you will find in my other reading packets for the same reading level:
Informational Reading Passage – The Pet Rock
Informational Reading Passage – Why the QWERTY keyboard?
Informational Reading Passage – A Woman on the Ten Dollar Bill
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