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:
✸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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