This is a great starter pack for teaching your students a great way to respond to a reading passage on The Mohs' Hardness Scale! This passage is a great integration of science topics into your daily reading and writing class. In this product, students will have an opportunity to practice their reading fluency, reading comprehension, and work on responding to a short answer question in a precise and organized way. You will also get a guide to using the RACE Strategy to improve your students' academic writing!
Included in this set:
-A common core aligned reading passage for students on rock properties
-A reading fluency bar graph
-5 reading comprehension questions
-A step-by-step lesson guide for teachers beginning to teach their students about the RACE Strategy
-A worksheet with sentence starters for your students to use when responding to short answer questions
-A peer-editor rubric for grading the RACE Strategy answers with a space for constructive criticism.
-A graphic for students to keep a hard copy on hand, or for them to use as a screen saver on iPads or Tablets
-A graphic organizer for students to use when first beginning to learn the RACE strategy
-A teacher rubric for grading short answer responses