This resource contains 10 reading comprehension articles for high school students as well as strong middle school students. Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Each article highlights and explains key concepts for students’ understanding at a level they can comprehend. Each reading includes Reading Comprehension questions and answers that test students’ concept understanding (direct from the paper), thinking and connecting, along with optional Extension Questions that challenge students to perform additional work and research outside the paper.
By purchasing this bundle you’ll save 50% vs purchasing each reading individually. No prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site), and you’re all set!
These resources are fully editable for your convenience and include:
• Blood Analysis and Forensics
• Chemistry of Cooking
• Chemistry of Cosmetics
• Chemistry of Explosives
• Chemistry of Paint
• Cleaning up Acid Spills
• Plastic in the Ocean
• Water Softeners
HS – PS1 – Matter and its Interactions
HS – PS3 – Energy
HS – LS 3 – Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
The Problem You Face – Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills.
This fully editable, NO PREP reading comprehension article is composed of relevant, applicable and engaging reading activities which can be used to:
• introduce your topic
• improve your students reading comprehension and scientific literacy skills
• improve your students’ analysis skills
• provide an extension activity to students who move at a faster pace
• provide extra credit to students in need
• measure your students literacy skills
Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away.
This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.