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This unit is designed to give students practice reading and answering questions on the given scientific and historic informational provided in the text. The main subject of the text: Spring migration of swallows returning to the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano. After reading, students will be asked to answer multiple choice and short answer questions.
For further expansion of the lesson, there are 6 math word problems and a research, writing assignment.
- Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 6.1
- Gunning Fog Index: 7.7
The Christmas carol, Silent Night, is one of the world’s most well known Christmas songs. Written in 1816 by an Austrian priest named Father Josef Mohr, it has since been translated into more than 140 different languages and was even sung as part of the ‘Christmas Truce’ during World War I in 1914. Historic facts like these are included in this informational text.
Designed for 5th-8th grade students, American Crocodile Informational Text and Crossword Puzzle will provide students with details about the only crocodile native to the Americas in the following categories:
* Differences from alligators
* Distribution and Habitat
* Food and Growth
After reading the text (3 pages), students are to complete the crossword puzzle. Answer Key provided.
This Biology / Anatomy resource includes 2 informational text passages. The first details and the second informs students of the that can occur within the system.
Help students develop their as they about the with this informational article and assessment questions. This has been written for 5th-6th grade classrooms. The assessment includes 11 multiple choice questions, 1 opinion, short answer question and asks students to draw the planets in relation to the sun. Answer Key provided.
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 6.5
Automated Readability Index: 5.5
Whether late December or early January, this holiday resource will provide your students with a quick lesson on New Year’s Day. After they read the passage, their attention to detail is accessed as they answer five short answer questions and then complete a crossword puzzle.
This ANATOMY / BIOLOGY / HEALTH resource contains 3 informational text articles (each with comprehension questions followings) and a bonus labeled poster! These articles can be used in any Science class or in a Language Arts / Reading classroom. Use as standalone mini-lessons or as supplemental activities, homework or in centers.
This informational text article will teach students about the human muscular system, how many muscles are in the body, muscle fibers, the three different types of muscles and more.
- – Article
- – Reading comprehension worksheet (multiple choice)
- – Extended research activity and writing
- – Answer key
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5.3
Grade level: Fifth Grade
Linsear Write Formula : 5.1
Grade level: Fifth Grade.
Help students learn the history behind St. Patrick’s Day and sharpen their reading comprehension skills with this informational text resource. Every year, on March 17th, Irish people throughout the world wear green, pin a shamrock to their clothing and celebrate. But what’s behind (or who is behind) this holiday? Where and why did it begin? What is the story behind the shamrock? Students will learn answers to these questions and more!
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5.1
Grade level: Fifth Grade
The SMOG Index: 5.8
Grade level: Sixth Grade