"The Desert Biome" includes everything you need to work on vocabulary and comprehension skills with your students! Differentiated reading passages (3 levels) allow you to meet the needs of all students to ensure complete understanding of the content! Take a look at the product preview for a closer look!
All follow-up activities are thoughtfully aligned to the ELA Common Core for Grades 2-6. Reading levels on the passages range from Grade Level Equivalents of 2.5-5.
• “All About the Desert Biome” 3 Leveled Passages
(2 Pages each)
• Vocabulary Preview Charts:
Included are 2 options with vocabulary terms only or a chart with the image & definition filled-in.
• Finding Text Evidence:
Students color code text evidence in the passage and then write a written response in their own words.
• Graphic Organizer:
This is perfect for note-taking and comprehension follow up.
• Caption It!
Students match images to their captions in a cut and glue activity.
• Using Text Features
: Students sort the text feature from the passage onto a graphic organizer and explain its purpose and how it is helpful to the reader.
• Vocabulary Crossword
• Sub-biomes Venn Diagrams:
Students compare and contrast the sub-biomes: Hot and Dry vs. Cold Deserts
This product is part of the larger Biomes Differentiated Reading Bundle!
This product is also part of the Science & ELA Integration Bundle
, which is enough differentiated reading passages for the entire year!
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