Your third grade students can learn about the same topic—while reading at their own level! The all-new Nonfiction Reading Practice guides students in reading and understanding nonfiction texts with articles that span the curriculum, helping to boost students’ knowledge and comprehension across subject areas.
The leveled reading selections on the same topic and the supporting activities help you accommodate students’ varied reading abilities within one class.
Every unit includes:
3 levels of nonfiction reading selections on the same topic
Text-based comprehension questions (multiple choice and open-ended)
Words to Know lists with vocabulary for each reading selection
Visual literacy page to enrich learning and support focused discussions
Text-based writing prompt and a writing form
The 17 units of nonfiction reading selections cover these 3rd grade topics:
Social Studies: Sequoyah of the Cherokee Nation; Marching for a Dream; The Constitution of the United States; A History of Route 66; Benjamin Franklin, Printer
Science/Health: Elephants Live Together; Coral Reefs in Trouble; Desert Adaptions; Pluto; Protecting Your Hearing; Annie Jump Cannon, Astronomer
Mathematics: Making a Car Model; Calendars in History
Technology: Weather Satellites; Changes in Farm Machinery
The Arts: A Poem for America; Harriet Powers, Quilter
Nonfiction Reading Practice is a completely revised edition of a long-time favorite. It’s sure to be your favorite supplemental reading resource for facilitating reading groups and creating an inclusive reading environment!
Plus, with the help of the writing form, you’ll have writing samples for every student to display in your classroom.
This resource can be used to support English language learners, Tier 2, and Tier 3 (content vocabulary).