40 original informational text articles written by Chris Kesler & The SuperHERO Teacher. These articles cover a variety of different science-themed topics and are designed to be read and completed within a 25-30 minute time period.
- Appropriate for grades 6-8 middle school (and higher level 5th graders)
- Lexile levels: 1100-1300 (2 Reading levels available per text)
- Corresponding questions and activities for all of the articles included.
- 5-7 questions each
- Hands-on, interactive projects/activities
- Students will highlight, underline, circle, and star their answers in the text to improve critical thinking skills.
- Cornell notes template for students if needed.
- Table of contents and detailed student directions on each activity page.
- Engaging, colorful graphics that can easily be printed in grayscale.
- Great for absent students, students in ISS, extra credit, science sub plans, whole class instruction
- Teachers can use this resource to create a routine with students by assigning one article a week OR teachers can assign them as an informational text skill builder.
- Most of the activities can be completed in one or two class periods.
- Each of the articles provides the opportunity for excellent classroom discussions.
- These unique articles were written for the sole purpose of building students’ analyzing and comprehension skills.
Science Articles Included
Bay of Fundy
Can You Hear Me Now?
Cave Food Pyramids
Cloning Extinct Species
Creatures from the Deep
Flying High: Hot Air Balloons
Hawaiian Hot Spots
Keep Austin Batty
Lifecycle of Salmon
Mapping the Ocean Floor
Mars: The New Frontier
Neil Degrasse Tyson
Use It or Lose It
Becoming an Astronaut
The Power of Likes
Where Does Your Trash Go?
Where Does Your Water Come From?
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