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Rocks and Minerals Task Cards for Fluency and Comprehension

Rocks and Minerals Task Cards for Fluency and Comprehension
Rocks and Minerals Task Cards for Fluency and Comprehension
Rocks and Minerals Task Cards for Fluency and Comprehension
Rocks and Minerals Task Cards for Fluency and Comprehension
Rocks and Minerals Task Cards for Fluency and Comprehension
Rocks and Minerals Task Cards for Fluency and Comprehension
Rocks and Minerals Task Cards for Fluency and Comprehension
Rocks and Minerals Task Cards for Fluency and Comprehension
Product Description
Rocks and Minerals is one huge unit! In a crunch to fit in some science? Try these rocks and minerals task cards during your literacy block! This activity would be great to introduce the unit but is generic enough to use whenever! Help make it easier and "double dip" across content areas with these reading fluency and comprehension task cards about Rocks and Minerals.

Rocks and Minerals Reading Fluency Task Cards Topics Included:
✸rock
✸mineral
✸crust
✸mantle
✸core
✸sediment
✸rock cycle
✸weathering
✸igneous rock
✸lava
✸crystals
✸sedimentary rock
✸geologists
✸color
✸streak
✸cleavage
✸hardness
✸Moh's hardness scale

Need another activity to prepare for GA Milestones or your state's test that isn't a worksheet? There are twenty four reading passage task cards specifically addressing the key concepts of Rocks and Minerals. These cards are utilized in three different ways to promote fluency within nonfiction texts and to enhance comprehension skills. Students have a recording sheet to use to answer questions (3 questions per card for a total of 72), generate their own questions, summarize important ideas, and review. You could use the task cards for three days and have each student to do all three recording sheets OR this could be differentiated based on specific reading skills that students need to practice. Students could even work in partners or complete it individually as an assessment. The possibilities are endless as we "double dip" across content areas and strengthen upper grades reading skills!

*Printer friendly, no clipart distractions, perfect for B&W copies! (Also includes cards in a color version!)

This Rocks & Minerals complete unit includes 125 pages of rockin' learning resources! (Click the link for each resource to see what is inside!)

Igneous Rocks Differentiated Passages

Sedimentary Rocks Differentiated Passages

Metamorphic Rocks Differentiated Passages

Mohs Hardness Scale Differentiated Passages

Rock Cycle Differentiated Passages

Minerals and Their Properties Passages

Minerals Interactive Sort

Rocks & Minerals Vocabulary Matching Game

Rocks & Their Uses Diagram

Uses of Minerals Diagram

Rocks & Minerals Reading Comprehension & Fluency Task Cards

Rockin' Science Literacy Centers

Types of Rocks Interactive Notebook Vocabulary Sort & Foldable

8 Writing Prompts W/Constructed Response Rubric

Comprehension & Fluency Task Cards

Quick & Easy Test

Comprehension Crossword Puzzle

Multiple Choice Task Cards

Complete Assessment Pack W/Constructed Response

Diagram & Comprehension Questions

Vocabulary Matching Game

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Total Pages
22 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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