The Water Cycle Reading Comprehension Passage PRINT and DIGITAL

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3rd - 6th
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This one page reading passage explains the 4 stages of the water cycle - evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and collection - in simple language your students will understand!

The passage comes with 10 multiple choice reading comprehension questions, an answer key, and 2 self-scoring digital versions - EASEL and Google Forms. Color and black and white illustrations are included to accommodate black and white printing.

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Credits: Clip art by Chirp Graphics , used with permission. Cover photograph sourced from Pixabay and used with permission. Water cycle graphic created by Shea LaFountaine of LaFountaine of Knowledge. Fonts include: Chewy by Sideshow, Love Ya Like A Sister by Kimberly Geswein, Calibri by Luc de Groot, and Amatic SC by Vernon Adams. All fonts used with permission under open source licenses. Information sourced, in part from Ducksters.

Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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