Reading Comprehension of small scientifically accurate passages about the Solar system. Each task card has a small paragraph of information and a question, with a multiple choice question.
The directions ask student's to write their answers in complete sentences (GASP!) So on the bottom of each card I included a sample sentence starter such as: "I hate writing in _______." I think you get the point, it gets them going to re-frame their answers. These task cards work on reading comprehension, writing, and critical thinking as the answers are sometimes inferred.
These cards support science TEKS:
(Sorry ya'll I'm a Texan and we have yet to adopt common core so here are the standards in the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills)