Reading Comprehension Passages - Science and Nature

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Reading comprehension passages! Common core-aligned!

This pack includes 20 non-fiction close reading passages with comprehension questions all about science and nature.

Wonderfully versatile for classroom use - use in guided reading groups, for independent reading, at centers, as supplements to other lessons, as morning work, as homework - anything a teacher could imagine!

This pack is part of our 160 passage Daily Reading bundle! Click here for the listing!

Passage Topics

Animals in Cold Climates
Bird Nests
Celebrating Earth Day
Cleaning Up Oil Spills
Cloudy Skies
Coral Reefs
Dandy Dandelions
Deserts
Green Energy
Habitat Destruction
Hibernation
Migration
Pesky Poison Ivy
Rainforests
Raining Fish and Frogs! (waterspouts)
Rubber Ducks on the Open Seas (ocean currents)
Solar Eclipses
The World's Oldest Plant (cloning)
Tulipomania (Holland and very expensive tulip bulbs)
Volcanoes

Comprehension Questions
There are 3 types of questions for each reading passage - main idea, short answer, word webs, creative thinking, multiple choice, true or false, fill in the blank, higher order, and/or personal opinion.

Reader's Dictionary
Includes a one-page dictionary for students to consult as they read. Words in the dictionary are bolded in the passage text.

Common Core Standards
A page outlining the Common Core standards for grades 3 and 4.

Answer Key
An answer key for each passage.

Check out the preview above for a look at some sample passages!

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Product Keywords: close reading, non-fiction reading, reading groups, comprehension practice, homework, reading center, informational texts, ela, English language arts, social studies, guided reading, environment, Earth Day, nature, science, animals
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Reading Comprehension Passages - Science and Nature
Reading Comprehension Passages - Science and Nature
Reading Comprehension Passages - Science and Nature
Reading Comprehension Passages - Science and Nature