✅ WHAT’S INCLUDED ✅
2 Reading Comprehension Passages:
•Mary Anning: In Search of Fossils
2 Sets of Paired Passages:
•Paired Texts – Wooly Mammoth and La Brea Tar Pits
•Paired Texts – Make Your Own Fossils: Salt Dough and
Make Your Own Fossils: Coffee Grounds
2 Sets of vocabulary
4 Sets of comprehension questions
Answer Key (2 versions)
Teacher Notes PDF with LINKS
SAVE MORE and GET MORE with the YEARLONG Knowledge Builders Mega Bundle for 4th Grade!!! It has 20 key reading units that cover 4th grade reading standards for fiction and nonfiction!
❤️ Why You’ll Love This Resource: ❤️
Comprehensive Coverage: Aligned with 5th grade reading comprehension for nonfiction reading skills, this digital reading unit ensures your students receive consistent practice with this reading standard in a more interactive format than lengthy passages and assignments.
Increase Content Knowledge: The high-interest stories, vocabulary in context, and reading comprehension will help your students build their content knowledge and fill in some learning gaps.
Teacher-Friendly Features: The Google Slides are NO PREP and easy to grade with PDF and digital answer keys. There’s nothing to cut or laminate, and no papers are needed either! Plus, there’s enough material included for 2 – 4 days of reading activities or 2 full weeks of centers!
Routine, Routine, Routine: Using the Reading Comprehension Knowledge Builder, as well as the other digital reading units included in the YEARLONG BUNDLE offers a two-fold benefit. As a teacher, building a reading block planning routine will save you hours upon hours of lesson planning time. No more searching for standards and skill-aligned resources. You’ll have everything you need in one convenient folder on your computer.
For students, consistently using digital reading units helps establish a reading block routine to reinforce expectations and keep students engaged and on task while you meet with small groups to provide targeted differentiation and instruction.
This resource targets the following:
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. RI.4.10
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