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Maximize your instruction time by covering a lot with a little! Your students will love this reading passage about the three depth zones of the ocean: the sunlight, twilight, and midnight zones. Students can interact with the text in several ways; you choose how and how much. Here is what's included:
Use one sheet to focus on a specific skill or use as a packet for self-guided close-reading. Either way, this passage will engage students and maximize instruction.
Upper 5th grade reading level
Keywords: oceans, reading, main idea, supporting details, text structure, questioning, graphic organizers, fact and opinion, word study, science, ocean zones, sunlight zone, twilight zone, midnight zone