Keeping Earth Clean Differentiated Common Core Unit for Grades 2-5
This unit addresses over 20 different Common Core informational reading and writing standards across grades 2-5, and can be differentiated by choosing from 3 different versions of each of the two articles.
This pack includes:
-2 high-interested informational articles: "Trash in Your Lunch Box?" and "The Great Pacific Garbage Patch"
-3 versions of each article at 3 different readability levels: 2nd grade, 3rd/4th grade, and 5th grade. Choose the one for your grade level, or use all 3 to differentiate within your class!
-"color coded" comprehension questions for each article, requiring students to underline the answers in the text using a different color for each question
-5 question multiple-choice sheet on main idea/details for each article
-answer keys for comprehension questions and main idea/details pages
-5 different writing graphic organizers (3 with topic sentences provided, 2 blank for unlimited possibilities) to use with expository and/or persuasive writing prompts
This unit is chock-full of Common Core rigor, as student learn new and interesting facts about how people can harm or help our environment.
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