Are you dealing with reluctant or struggling readers in your upper elementary or middle school ELA classroom? Or are you and your students just tired of the typical mainstream reading texts used in many ELA programs? Then these high-interest "printable/no prep" articles are the answer to get your students excited again about reading, to keep them on task and engaged, and to provide them with Common Core-aligned assessment practice!
This bundled resource currently contains all FORTY individual products listed and linked below and is priced at a huge 50% discount compared to purchasing these individual resources separately in my store! Now you can enjoy any or all FORTY of the Mystery and Wonder informational text readings and assessments with your class AND motivate and engage your reluctant readers with these high-interest articles and questions.
Why not plan a unit around this collection, that's what I have done for several years and the kids have loved it! There are so many great websites and YouTube videos to go along with many of these topics! Each of the 40 resources follows a similar format: a high-interest article of 750-1000 words followed by approximately 20-30 assessment questions which target key informational text reading standards and require close reading of the passage.
Please download and look at the Preview for a full Table of Contents and a better understanding of the format of this collection.
: Are you interested in some but not all of the 40 resources in this bundled collection? Then create your own custom-made bundle! Just send me an email at email@example.com with the titles of the individual resources from this collection you would like to buy (a minimum of six). I’ll then create the bundle with only the titles you request. Soon after you will receive a link to order your personalized collection from my Teachers Pay Teachers store. You will have 7 days to place your order, and best of all, you will save 25% over the individual resource price! For example, if you order a seven-resource custom bundle, you will pay $10.50 instead of the $14 it would normally cost to purchase the same seven resources individually. Please email me if you have any further questions about this custom bundle offer!
This bundle contains ALL of the following individual resources:
The Loch Ness Monster
The Bermuda Triangle
Dowsing For Water
The Town The Earth Swallowed
The Mystery of Amelia Earhart
The Caves of Altamira
Tower of London Ghosts
Graphology: Science or Nonsense?
The Strange and Funny World of Names
Hiroo Onoda: The Last Samurai
America's Time Capsules
Palm Reading: Science or Nonsense?
Atlantis: Legend and Fact
The Great Martian Invasion
The Krakatoa Volcano Disaster
The Winchester Mystery House
The Abominable Snowman
The Giants of Easter Island
The Truth About Vampires
Werewolves of London
Swallowed By A Whale?
UFOs: Aliens, Hallucinations, or Natural Phenomena?
Mermaids: The Maidens of the Sea
Ludwig: The Mad Castle Builder
Secrets of Stonehenge
Machu Picchu: Inca Citadel
The Shroud of Turin
The Year Without a Summer
The "Human Calculators"
Dragons of the World
The Truth About Dragons
Alexander Selkirk: "Robinson Crusoe"
The Hindenburg Disaster
Our Human Cousins: Neanderthals
Mummies: The Unwrapping
The Search for Noah’s Ark
Alchemy and The Philosopher's Stone
SHC: Spontaneous Human Combustion