Here's the perfect spring or summer nonfiction reading activity for your middle school class to reinforce problem and solution text structure! (It's part of my Hurricanes and Tornadoes Nonfiction Text Structure resource
.) Practice identifying main ideas and their supporting details using a high-interest reading passage about the science of predicting tornadoes and a problem and solution graphic organizer (a 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 analyzing a problem and solution in reading 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!