Nonfiction Reading Passages and Inference Questions - Inventors and Inventions

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13.49 MB   |   4 student pages + 4 answer key pages

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Use these brief illustrated reading passages to support the Common Core ELA standard for making inferences from informational text (CCSS RI.6-8.1). They are perfect for use as bell work activities in science classes, but can be used by any teacher who needs scientifically accurate reading passages to help students practice making inferences.

The reading level is intended for middle school. You can see excerpts in the preview that will help you determine if the reading level is appropriate for the students with whom you are working.

Each of the passages is about an inventor or invention:

Alfred Nobel
Kevlar Vests
The Norden Bombsight
Jacob Davis

Please see the preview for excerpts, and a full sized image of one of the passages with the questions that accompany it.

This is the third set in the Make Inferences in Science series. Click HERE to see the first set, about Natural Disasters.

Or click on this link to see the second set Make Inferences in Science - The Elements

Click on this link to see the fourth in the series: Make Inferences in Science - Epidemics

Now available: a money-saving bundle of 18 reading passages with inference questions. Click here to see the bundle.


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