This resource includes a news article, questions for students to answer and an author's purpose template. This resource includes an article about reasons math is important in our everyday lives.
The author's purpose template provides students a template to fill out as they find the purpose for the article as they read. I have also included a worksheet on identifying text features in a news article.
This is a great resource for warm-ups, substitute plans, math centers or reading minutes. This resource is a great opportunity or students to practice comprehension skills and reading informational text. This resource provides a connection between reading and mathematics.