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Nonfiction Science Passage with Comprehension Questions: Conservation of Matter

Grade Levels
5th - 7th
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Are you looking for a resource to boost non-fiction reading skills and science content knowledge? Maybe you need to save time and integrate science with literacy? Look no further! This is a one page passage with close-reading questions. It is visually pleasing for children and comes with a short-answer and multiple choice option for comprehension questions. Both question pages are different, so you could use them simultaneously if you would like.

Great for whole group, small group, ESL, ELL, and ALL (academic language learners) students in science!

Pairs great with:

Reading in Science: Mass vs Weight

Reading in Science: Volume and Density

Reading in Science: Matter and Physical Properties

Reading in Science: Relative Density

Reading in Science: Mixtures and Solutions

Reading in Science: Marie Curie

Reading in Science: Insulators and Conductors

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Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Measure and graph quantities to provide evidence that regardless of the type of change that occurs when heating, cooling, or mixing substances, the total weight of matter is conserved. Examples of reactions or changes could include phase changes, dissolving, and mixing that forms new substances. Assessment does not include distinguishing mass and weight.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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