RI.5.9, RI.5.8, RI.5.9; W4.9b, W.5.9b This product contains two pieces of text revolving around the same theme: wind. It is designed to provide the type of assessment items and writing often assessed by high-stakes instruments. For that reason, it may be most effective to present the pages here as a set, to be completed during one block of time. Alternatively, it can be used as a remediation tool, as morning work, or as reinforcement for students.
Informational Text: “The Power of Wind Farms,” which is about 960 words:
Poem: “Wind Experience.” which is 20 lines total:
9 multiple choice items: Q1 - 4 that go with the article; Q5 - 8 that go with the poem. Q9 goes with both texts; Q10 is a writing prompt that ties together the texts
Please see the preview for sample questions, directions, excerpts from the texts.
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