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A reading comprehension/informational text activity about the life of the famous scientist, Isaac Newton. The text follows his life and his work in the field of physics.
The activity is part of our Famous Scientists - 5th & 6th Grade Close Reading Book. The book contains five activities about Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Marie Curie and Stephen Hawking; all for just $3.50!
The activity requires NO PREP and has a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers.
Answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the document.
Time allowance ( one hour)
5 minutes - read through the text individually.
40 minutes - answer questions using the text as guidance (including extension activity)
15 minutes - Teacher and students go through the text and answers
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