Rocks, Minerals, and Volcanoes Nonfiction Reading Task Cards

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  1. Informational Text Features and highly engaging magazine-styled pages with task cards! This money-saving bundle of task cards is perfect for adding science and reading together!Note: The TWELVE sets of task cards and reading selections are each available individually!These GREAT sets will address ma
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Informational Text Features and Rocks, Minerals, and Volcanoes! This set of reading selections and 52 task cards is perfect for working with your study of rocks and minerals!

Please Note: This package can be purchased as part of a money-saving bundle:

Ideas for Use

Task cards are the PERFECT choice for center work, early finishers, and substitute days. Complete these tasks in your Language or Science Notebooks or as stand-alone activities.

What is included?

  • This GREAT set will address many things: nonfiction text features, nonfiction reading, and applying what has been learned.
  • Students read nonfiction passages about rocks, minerals, and volcanoes and use text features to complete task cards.
  • The reading passages are designed to resemble magazine pages with colorful photos, clipart, and sections.

The Task Cards

  • The task cards are also color-coded.
  • The task cards include multiple-choice answers and open-ended challenges.
  • Multiple choice cards include: determining the type of nonfiction text feature in the article (these are blue) and basic comprehension questions (these are green). The challenging cards with open-ended responses are purple. The open-ended tasks use nonfiction text features!
  • Open-ended tasks include: writing sentences; writing paragraphs; creating tables and charts; drawing and labeling; drawing timelines; comparing with charts, tables, or Venn diagrams; creating a mini glossary; and writing descriptions.

For your convenience, this package also includes a complete set with limited color. The multiple-choice questions are also included in a worksheet format. An answer sheet is included with an answer key.

This package specifically includes:

  • Cover
  • Overview and Table of Contents
  • 3 pages of Reading Selections
  • Task Cards 1-20 Multiple Choice (Orange)
  • Task Cards 21-36- Multiple Choice (Blue)
  • Task Cards 37-52- Open-Ended (Yellow)
  • Ink Saver Pages
  • Answer Sheets in 2 sizes
  • Answer Keys in 2 sizes
  • Sample answers for open-ended task cards
  • Text Features Glossary

Buy a bundle of task card sets to save more money!

And, best of all, this set is available in the BOOM Card format (without the extension cards.) The Boom set has 48 task cards.


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