MAPLE SYRUP TIME is a minilesson giving explanatory info telling how maple sap gets changed to maple syrup. The written info is 3/4 of a page. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions about the maple sugaring process. Finally, there are 6 steps that students have to number in order. (The 1st is done for them.) The activity is quality test prep and practice for reading skills of SEQUENCING and ARRANGING STEPS IN A PROCESS. It also provides a suitable model if students need an example of explanatory writing or steps in a process for their own future writing. Answer key is included as well as an inserted photo. Teacher-friendly editing because this product is on a word document.