Introduce your upper elementary and middle school students to women in science with these Famous Women Biographies. These science reading comprehension passages and questions are the perfect way to connect science, social studies and reading. These high interest, non-fiction passages give your 3rd through 7th grade students the opportunity to connect science, social studies, and language arts while also focusing on reading comprehension and summarization. These Women in STEM Biographies Science Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions are perfect to use any time of the year. Use as part of an scientist of the month activity, science or social studies history unit, morning work, ELA or science center, or print each page to put together in a famous inventors biography book for each student. Use this set as a no prep printable resource. With 28 articles in this set, you will have science reading comprehension passages and questions to last you the entire year.
My favorite part? The fact that you can display the women around your classroom, too! Connect the bulletin board to what your students are learning about. Use this set as a no prep printable resource.
The Women in Science Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions set includes:
- 28 Non-fiction Articles or Women in Science Biographies
- 28 Question Pages (one for each woman)
- 2 Versions (1 that has the article full page with a separate page of questions and 1 that ha article and questions on name page)
This resource includes:
- Labels for each famous woman (name of person, years of life, why they are famous)
- Full size printable page of famous woman in color
- Full size printable page of famous woman in black/white
- Bulletin Board Letters (3 Options): Women in Science, Women in STEM, Women's History Month
The following people are included in this set of informational text and bulletin board images:
- Ada Bryon Lovelace
- Alice Ball
- Annie Easley
- Betty Holberton
- Chien-Shiung Wu
- Diana Trujillo
- Evelyn Boyd Granville
- Grace Hopper
- Hayat Sindi
- Hedy Lamarr
- Julia Bowman Robinson
- Katherine Johnson
- Elise Meitner
- Mae Jemison
- Maggie Gee
- Margaret Hamilton
- Margaret Mead
- Marie Curie
- Martine Rothblatt
- Mary Sherman Morgan
- Rachel Carson
- Rosalind Franklin
- Sally Ride
- Sau Lan Wu
- Shirley Ann Jackson
- Vera Rubin
- Wang Zhenyi
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