Integrate science and reading in hands-on way! This activity uses a recipe (functional text) to make a layered soil cup. Students will follow the recipe to create an edible model of the layers of soil:
Topsoil (with humus)
This product contains:
- Recipe for edible soil cup
- Recording sheet (drawing and labeling of the model)
- 9 multiple choice questions
- A copy of the soil song*
- Answer keys
*I did not write this song and do not know who the original author is
This is perfect for teaching VA SOL 3.7
The wording of some multiple choice questions is based directly off of the most recent released VA SOL Reading test for Grade 3.
The questions include sequencing, author's purpose and vocabulary/context clues.