For students in 4th - 12th grades reading & writing below grade level.
An article about the author's experience in a 6.9 earthquake in San Francisco, California. Literary Nonfiction
ONE article to develop critical thinking and analysis skills. Students use information from the passage to answer questions.
The article, "Earthquake!" (Literary Nonfiction) is written at a 3rd grade reading level.
Photographs & captions help students make connections to the text.
Three types of questions with answer keys are provided.
- Multiple Choice Questions & answer key
- Open Ended Questions & answer key
- Prompts & sample paragraphs
All are aligned to Common Core Standards.
Give struggling readers extra practice in reading, writing, and answering comprehension questions for state tests.
Model easy-to--use strategies that help students become better at answering questions.
This can be two simple reading activities answering multiple-choice questions.
Or choose to use the strategies provided with the three question types to build skills finding the best answers.
Add in responding to the prompt and students get additional practice organizing their thoughts to write complete paragraphs.