Soil Reading Passages

Kristen Vibas
Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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Integrate science and language arts with high interest reading passages! Each short passage comes with a reading comprehension skill activity and/or graphic organizer. Twelve "soil" passages and answer keys for each makes this a print-and-go resource that you'll keep in your toolbox for years to come!

*****Passage Titles and Reading Skills*****

Soil - Identify Important Details to Describe Soil

Types of Soil - Set a Purpose for Reading, Compare and Contrast

Weathering - Cause and Effect Relationships

Types of Weathering - Categorize Information (filling in a chart)

Erosion - Causes/Effects

Deposition - Locate Information

Layers of Soil – Main Idea and Supporting Details

Animals Underground – Supporting Details

Conservation - Problem and Solution

Earth’s Natural Resource – Main Idea and Supporting Details

Let’s Make Humus! - Sequential Order

Earth’s Changing Surface – Text Evidence, Skim and Scan

Also included is a Summarizing: "The Gist of It" graphic organizer.

These soil passages are perfect for whole group instruction, small group, partner work, a jigsaw activity, guided reading groups, homework and more!

Looking for more SOIL activities? Take a look here!

Soil: Vocabulary, Assessments, Activities and Games

Additional Science Units



Earth's Layers and Rocks

Earth Cycles

Simple Machines and Force and Motion

Animals: Adaptations, Habitats and Food Chains

Animals: Extension Activities

Animals: Leveled Reading Passages and Activities

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