Nonfiction Science Reading Passages Bundle

Nonfiction Science Reading Passages Bundle
Nonfiction Science Reading Passages Bundle
Nonfiction Science Reading Passages Bundle
Nonfiction Science Reading Passages Bundle
Nonfiction Science Reading Passages Bundle
Nonfiction Science Reading Passages Bundle
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23 MB|37 pages
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Use these brief illustrated non-fiction reading passages to address ELA reading standards in science and social studies classes, and to provide students with practice making inferences from reading. They are perfect for bell work or for those ‘ragged times’ when you need a quick independent activity related to a topic you are teaching. They can also easily be incorporated into low-prep lessons for substitute teachers, and can be used for “quick finishers” or as homework.

They were written for science teachers, but special education teachers and reading intervention teachers as well as ELA teachers have used the passages successfully with their students. The passages are short and on topics of interest to adolescents but the questions are quite rigorous and require that students read carefully in order to be able to make good inferences.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a bundle of four individual reading and inference passage products that are each available individually. Do not purchase this bundle if you already own the four individual products!

There are 18 reading passages in the bundle:

• The Radium Girls
• The Hindenburg
• The Bombing of Hamburg – Phosphorus Bombs and War Crimes
• Graphite as a Non-conventional Weapon
• The 1935 Dust Storm in Washington D.C.
• The Eruption of Mount St. Helens
• The 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan
• Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and the Eruption of Mt. Tambora
• Tornado in Missouri
• Alfred Nobel
• Kevlar Vests
• The Norden Bombsight
• The Invention of Levis
• The 1918 Influenza Pandemic
• Typhoid Mary
• The Nuns Who Caused an Ebola Outbreak
• The Plague and Giant Gerbils
• Cholera and the Map That Saved London

For detailed previews of each of the individual products, see the links below:

Natural Disasters

The Elements

Inventors and Inventions


You might also be interested in my short biographies resource:
Impossible Dreams: Kids Who Changed Their World (Biographies for Science and Social Studies)

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