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Natural Resources Reading Passages - Distance Learning

Grade Levels
4th - 8th
Formats Included
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  • Google Apps™
Pages
5 Reading Passages
Includes Google Apps™
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About this Product

• This FREE product includes reading passages with text-based evidence comprehension questions.

• Comprehension questions probe lower, mid and higher order thinking.

• Reading passages align with my interactive notebook chapters.

• Reading passages can be used for close reading, one-on-one intervention, homework or sub work.

• Reading passages can be used as a "prelab" so to introduce students to the topic(s) of a SNAPs lab.

• Answer key included.

Important Notes:

• Save 45% with the Earth Science Complete Curriculum

• Save 50% with the Integrated Science Complete Curriculum

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DISTANCE LEARNING - DIGITAL ASSIGNMENTS

This resource includes modified files that facilitate online - distance learning:

• Fillable slides designed to work with Google Slides and Microsoft PowerPoint

Important Notes about Fillable Slides:

• Digital assignments CANNOT be edited. Only the text boxes or forms can be manipulated.

• Each assignment is saved as an individual file with the answer key removed for easy distribution.

• Digital assignments work in both Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides

All Digital resources can be shared via platforms that are password-protected or accessible only to students.

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Topics Covered:

Passage #1: Natural vs. Synthetic Resources

Passage #2: Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources

Passage #3: Synthetic Products

Passage #4: Distribution of Natural Resources

Passage #5: Effects of Uneven Distribution

Downloading Individual Passages

You can find individual passages by clicking on the hyperlinks above. If you plan to use more than half of the reading passages from this resource, it is easier to download the entire unit of passages rather than passages individually.

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IMMERSIVE READER

This resource includes reading passages that can be read to a student with Microsoft’s Immersive Reader. Immersive-Reader compatible passages are read-only word documents accessed in a web browser. Internet access required. Students are provided links to the Immersive Reader compatible passages in the printable and digital versions of each activity.

Immersive reader is a FREE Microsoft educational tool. You do NOT need a Microsoft account to access this tool in a web browser. Learn more about Immersive Reader HERE.

Immersive Reader can:

• Read the entire passage to a student

• Help pronounce individual words in a passage as a student reads

• Translate the entire passage or individual words in the passage for ESL students

• Change the font, text color and background color for students with visual impairments

Additional Notes

• Written and video instructions for students are included with the download: http://safesha.re/ppk

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Differentiation

A colored shape code is denoted to help you differentiate concepts:

• Reading passages with a green circle cover basic ideas and understandings.

• Reading passages with a blue square cover intermediate ideas and understandings.

• Reading passages with a black diamond cover advanced ideas and understandings.

NGSS Alignment

This resource aligns with Next Generation Science Standards MS-PS1-3 and MS-ESS3-1.

TERMS OF USE

• All rights reserved by Stephanie Elkowitz.

• This product is to be used by the original purchaser only.

• Intended for classroom and personal use only.

• Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited.

• This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view.

• Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

Total Pages
5 Reading Passages
Answer Key
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