Learn about earth-shattering earthquakes with our differentiated earthquakes reading comprehension texts and follow up activities. This activity pack includes a Year Five and Six (Grade Four and Five) informational non-fiction passage with six pages of unique and engaging text-dependent questions and higher-order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks. Integrate these activities into your history and/or social studies projects!
When you download this resource, it comes in both US AND British English spellings and printing sizes.
What this resource is all about:
The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go non-fiction passages and engaging higher order thinking questions.
This resource is full of exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyse, Evaluate, Create).
In this Earthquakes Reading Comprehension pack you will receive:
1. One text – with an extended and scaffold version:
2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities
Each passage features different activities!
Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Make Inferences
- Identify the main idea
- Cause and Effect
- Using Prior Knowledge
- Make Connections
3. Two Graphic Organizer Examples
- Main Idea
- Cause and Effect Chart
4. Additional digital links with QR codes for extra research.
5. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions.
6. Two ‘Tips For Use’ pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.
7. Close Reading bookmarks.
Our resources are available as INSTANT DIGITAL DOWNLOADS, no physical resources will be shipped! This file is in A4 PDF format.