Rocks and Minerals: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions

Rocks and Minerals: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions
Rocks and Minerals: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions
Rocks and Minerals: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions
Rocks and Minerals: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions
Rocks and Minerals: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions
Rocks and Minerals: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions
Rocks and Minerals: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions
Rocks and Minerals: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions
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Looking for reading passages about rocks and minerals? Look no further! A useful set of five brief passages with open-ended questions for students to explain their thinking OR four multiple choice questions to practice their test-taking skills.

Perfect for informal or formal assessment of your elementary students’ ability to read and write about science! Answer keys included!

This product aligns to NGSS 4-ESS1-1. Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.

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This set includes:

★ 5 two-paragraph reading passages
★ Choice of passage + open-ended questions
★ Choice of passage + four multiple choice questions

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