Non-Fiction Science Readers What is an Ecosystem? addresses the basics of ecosystems. Key vocabulary introduced includes: ecosystem, biotic, abiotic, aquatic, and terrestrial. Integrate Reading into Science or Science into Reading!
Students will read the passage while answering guided critical thinking questions. After reading, students will use context clues to define key vocabulary.
These passages are great for partner work, stations, as well as, whole group instruction. Students can paste the passages into their Interactive Student Notebooks after reading in order to reference throughout the year.