Here's the perfect nonfiction spring reading activity for your middle school class to reinforce problem and solution text structure! (It's part of my Hurricane and Tornado Nonfiction Text Structure resource
.) Practice identifying main ideas and their supporting details using a high-interest article about the science of predicting tornadoes and an accompanying graphic organizer (problem and solution flow chart). There are even five reading comprehension questions to go with the passage.
This science-themed nonfiction reading passage works well as a whole class lesson on an interactive whiteboard, a group activity, or a homework assignment.
I hope your students enjoy delving into the fascinating science of tornadoes (and practicing nonfiction reading skills while they're at it)!
An answer key is included.
**Looking for more engaging nonfiction reading passages?
Check out the full resource here
for four additional articles about hurricanes and tornadoes!