I wrote this passage about the Coastal Plains of Texas to help my students with nonfiction summary in a multiple choice format. I integrated a Texas theme because they generally seem to enjoy Texas History, which will motivate them to read the passage more critically.
TEKS and CCSS:
Passage on the Coastal Plains of Texas: From Piney Woods to Gulf Coast
2 Summary Questions
2 Main Idea Questions
1 Supporting Detail Question
2. Which of the following states best main idea for the passage?
A. The plants and animals of the Coastal Plains are amazing.
B. The Coastal Plains region of Texas is home to many animals, like alligators and landforms, like barrier islands and bayous.
C. The Coastal Plains region of Texas is full of many landforms and animals that will make you want to travel across the whole region.
D. The Coastal Plains region of Texas stretches from the southern tip of Texas all the way to the Pinewoods of East Texas.
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