Scientific Method Informational Text | Differentiated Reading Passages with Quiz

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Grade Levels
5th - 9th, Homeschool
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17 pages
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This easy to read, one page reading passage is the perfect way to introduce the Scientific Method to ALL of your students! Includes 2 differentiated reading passages, 3 differentiated student worksheets, a CLOZE Reading worksheet option, 2 differentiated quizzes, and answer keys for everything!

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Topics Covered


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Analyze Data


Independent Variable

Dependent Variable

Control Group

Qualitative Observations

Quantitative Observations

Scientific Theory

Scientific Law

Informational Text Reading Passage

Students are introduced to the scientific inquiry process and each step of the Scientific Method is explained in detail. 2 differentiated reading passages are included.

Differentiated Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Three differentiated versions of student reading comprehension worksheets are included: 1) Open ended questions with In Your Own Words & Make a Connection annotation boxes for grade level & higher reading level students 2) CLOZE Reading fill-in-the-blank worksheet for lower reading level students. 3) a modified reading comprehension worksheet that pairs with the modified reading passage for lower reading level students. These activites can be completed individually or as a whole group.

Differentiated Assessments (editable)

Two differentiated versions including 13 multiple choice questions taken directly from the reading passage. I included both a word copy and a pdf copy so you have the ability to modify/add/delete any quiz question you like.

All answer keys included!

Teacher Lesson Guide Included!

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Total Pages
17 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 days
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