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⭐ Are you a Language Arts or Science teacher in need of rigorous nonfiction texts? Are you looking to implement cross-curricular reading? Is finding science or nonfiction text at grade level difficult? Want to know that the text being read is making a difference in the realm of science and language arts? If your answer is "yes" to any of these questions, this resource is what you are looking to discover!
The body is a well-oiled machine made up of intricate pieces. These pieces work for a purpose. This passage will help students understand three intricate components of the body: the endocrine system, nervous system, and skin. Students will enjoy the engaging content and fun pictures. The passage is written as though a middle school student is teaching them about the content. Some of the fun content covered includes sweat, goosebumps, and even boogers! This resource will help if you:
*Want to interest students in the mysteries and fascinating systems of the human body.
*Want engaging nonfiction texts to incorporate literacy in your classroom.
*Want students to practice reading within the content area.
*Need more practice preparing for questions stems that students will experience on high-stakes testing.
Your students will be challenged to put information together to understand the "why" behind the mysteries of our bodies. I hope your students enjoy this material as much as mine did! This resource led to an inquiry about other natural phenomena that happen inside our bodies.
❕ This resource was created to help science and language arts teachers improve literacy skills. We teach in the classroom and understand the importance of cross-curricular thinking strategies in the area of literacy.
✅ The text "The Body's Amazing Machinery". The text is written at 6th grade level with an average Lexile of (1000-1100).
✅ 8 comprehension questions that are aligned to rigorous Language Arts standards.
✅ Teacher answer key with a notes section
❶ This resource is written to ensure rigorous reading and understanding at the 6th grade level for Language Arts and Science.
❷ This resource will help prepare students for the difficult reading that they will face on various state tests and NWEA Map.
❸ This resource challenges students to use science skills by analyzing the text and thinking about:
❹ You want differentiation for the readers in your classroom?
*** Please note that this is a single-grade resource, which means the other grade variations are not included with this purchase.
⭐ We have created 4 different variations of this text at different grade levels.
⭐ Each grade level has 8 questions that mimic state assessments at that grade level standard.
⭐ Use these different grade level texts to meet the needs of the different students in your class.
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