Natural Disasters Unit - Reading Comprehension, Activities, Posters, Task Cards

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Melissa Mazur
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Do your students want to dig deeper into learning about natural disasters, but your science text is lacking? Make learning about natural disasters engaging! This unit contains reading passages with comprehension questions, activities, science labs, task cards, and vocabulary reference posters that you can use to enhance your unit on natural disasters.

These reading passages with comprehension questions are the perfect way to quickly check for understanding while providing the students with background information on each topic. It is also the perfect way to integrate reading and science!

Included pages are:

  • Tornadoes Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Puzzle, Activity
  • Hurricanes Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Puzzle, Activity
  • Earthquakes Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Puzzle, Activity
  • Volcanoes Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Puzzle, Activity
  • Tsunamis Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Puzzle, Activity
  • Landslides and Mudslides Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Puzzle, Activity
  • Avalanches Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Puzzle, Activity
  • Floods Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Puzzle, Activity
  • Thunderstorms Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Puzzle, Activity
  • Wildfires Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Puzzle, Activity
  • 4-page Unit Assessment
  • 5 pages of Labs
  • 11 Posters
  • 24 Task Cards

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Heartly English says, "This resource was a perfect fit for a review day from our natural disasters unit! The short readings worked well for students who had missed some previous classes to get a concise overview of the concepts. Great resource!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Marcia B. says, "This was a great way to assess their read to learn skills while teaching the important information during our natural disasters theme. We also used them as format guides for writing their own reports after they had learned about all of them."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Autumn C. says, "I was out sick and needed a quick review lesson for my students. This activity was just the key. They were able to review what we had been going over and it reinforced their skills that they needed for test taking by going back to the reading. This was a great activity."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Leah R. says, "My students loved using this for research! I knew they would be engaged and interested enough to work through some of the harder words on their own. This is a nicely put together little unit about a topic that students love!"


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