Plant Adaptations Informational Reading Comprehension Passages NGSS 3-LS2

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  • This resource contains five non-fiction texts about plant adaptations. It was created
    for NGSS 3-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics. It is also available for use in Google Classroom ™.

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Water Lily

Maple Tree

  • A tips sheet provides you with ways to use these passages most effectively.
  • Differentiated recording sheets keep students actively engaged and thinking
    throughout the reading process.


"Great way for the kids to independently read and analyze what they learned through the use of the graphic organizer. They individually picked which plant they wanted to read about and then they shared with each other. It was a high-interest activity."

"Such a great resource and activity! The students are super engaged and everyone stays on task! The information that is provided is very interesting! Lots of different ways that you can incorporate it into your class."

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment. Examples of the environment affecting a trait could include normally tall plants grown with insufficient water are stunted; and, a pet dog that is given too much food and little exercise may become overweight.


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