This close reading packet contains will help you and your students tackle NGSS standards for life science, including plant and animal anatomy and physiology and how senses affect behavior.
Included in this packet are 3 texts (Photosynthesis, The Circulatory System and Pavlov's Dogs/Nobel Prize Speech). Each set includes:
- essential question
- 3 sets of CCSS aligned questions and sample charts
- 2 journal prompts (1 corresponding to the EQ and another at DOK 4 relating to the content of the text)
Common Core standards RI 4.1 to RI 4.9 are addressed in this packet, as well as NGSS standards 4-LS1-1 and 4-LS1-2.
UPDATE 1/26/18: Added answer keys for all standards-based question sets
Please NOTE: these are the same close reading articles included in the complete NGSS unit. For the whole unit, please click on the link below.
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