What better way to meet new standards than by integrating science content with fluency practice to improve non-fiction reading skills?!
Use these for fluency practice, close reading, science content, centers, or comprehension practice.
-3 magazine style, differentiated passages about erosion and weathering. The copyright section on each page has an L, M, or H for low, medium, high. The passages are very similar, with the exact same information, but slightly altered in reading levels for differentiation. They range in Lexile levels from 760-900. Each passage is numbered so students can easily determine their WPM.
-Passages are written magazine/newspaper article style, with headings and pictures
-Graph for students to chart their progress
-Teacher record sheet
-Directions for how to use and teacher plans for a week (daily plans)
-A short vocabulary intro of related tier 2 and tier 3 words
- A short comprehension component for the end of the week
-‘I can’ statement to use in a fluency station or wherever you might post them
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