Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Reading Comprehension Passages and Activity

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Science and STEAM Team
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I taught renewable and nonrenewable resources and then the kids used these articles to write a five-paragraph essay on the topic.
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  • Do you want to teach your students about renewable and nonrenewable energy; including the advantages and disadvantages of each?

Do you want to integrate reading and science?

  • These no-prep nonfiction reading passages about energy will save you so much time, and do just that!
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Nine reading passages were written on different levels. Each passage comes
with a photo of the energy in action.

The types of energy include:

Wind Energy


Solar Energy

Geothermal Energy




Natural Gas

Nuclear Power

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.


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