In this science-themed reading activity, students make connections across curriculum's while learning about the element radium. Two versions of the activity are included: one for a Science Class and another for an English Class.
Both versions feature guided-reading sidebars that direct students to identify main ideas in the passage and expand their vocabulary.
This reading, which focuses on the history and dangers of radium, is a great way to promote literacy in the science classroom and help to prepare your students for constructive response questions on standardized tests. Likewise, for English teachers, this activity offers an opportunity for your students to apply the reading comprehension skills they've gained in your classroom to STEM subject matter.
Each version includes two pages: one page reading with sidebar questions and a second page of reading comprehension questions.
The reading section is scored as a "Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 10"
☑ Science Class Version with Answer Key
☑ English Class Version with Answer Key
☑ Reading for Markup
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