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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of George Washington Carver
Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of George Washington Carver
Worksheet
Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of George Washington Carver
Read an informational passage about George Washington Carver to learn about his life and achievements!
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Informational Reading Comprehension: Where Are the Stars?
Informational Reading Comprehension: Where Are the Stars?
Worksheet
Informational Reading Comprehension: Where Are the Stars?
Read an enlightening passage about light pollution and learn ways to bring back the dark night skies in this three-page reading comprehension worksheet!
7th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Informational Reading Comprehension: Discovering Kites
Informational Reading Comprehension: Discovering Kites
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Discovering Kites
In this seventh-grade ELA worksheet, students read a fascinating informational text about the history of kites and answer comprehension questions covering a variety of reading skills. 
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Ellen Ochoa
Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Ellen Ochoa
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of Ellen Ochoa
Inspire middle-grade learners with this biography of Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman in space!
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make a Summary: Butterflies
Make a Summary: Butterflies
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Make a Summary: Butterflies
Your students will work together to find new vocabulary words and create a short summary of a nonfiction text related to the butterfly life cycle. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the Create a Nonfiction Text Summary lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Informational Reading Comprehension: Sustaining the World With Seaweed
Informational Reading Comprehension: Sustaining the World With Seaweed
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Sustaining the World With Seaweed
Students read all about seaweed and answer standards-based comprehension questions in this four-page reading comprehension worksheet.
7th grade
Science
Worksheet
William Penn: Impact on Colonial America
William Penn: Impact on Colonial America
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William Penn: Impact on Colonial America
Give students an opportunity to learn about William Penn and his contributions to early American history.
6th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
Use this resource to read a nonfiction passage about sharks and write a summary.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Activity
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Children research and make a timeline of an inspiring woman in this biography activity.
2nd grade
Social studies
Activity
Summarizing Informational Texts: Graphic Organizer
Summarizing Informational Texts: Graphic Organizer
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Summarizing Informational Texts: Graphic Organizer
Use this simple organizer to help students track and record key ideas when reading and summarizing nonfiction texts.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mimic Octopus
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mimic Octopus
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Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mimic Octopus
Practice writing nonfiction summaries as you read and learn about an interesting ocean creature.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Weird, Wild Weather: Lightning
Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Weird, Wild Weather: Lightning
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Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Weird, Wild Weather: Lightning
Introduce students to some wild and weird types of lightning with this fascinating reading comprehension worksheet!
6th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Be a Text Detective
Be a Text Detective
Workbook
Be a Text Detective
Take reading a piece and a clue at a time to help your child improve his reading skills. Ask and answer questions like who, what, where, when and why, about details, key info and using text evidence.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Terrestrial Biomes
Terrestrial Biomes
Workbook
Terrestrial Biomes
A biome is a community of plants and animals that occupies a distinct region. In this great introductory overview, we explore the vocabulary, flora, and fauna of the world's biomes: tundra, taiga, grasslands, deciduous forest, chaparral, desert, savanna,
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Independent Reading Log
Independent Reading Log
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Independent Reading Log
After independent reading, have students record and reflect. Young readers will demonstrate their ability to summarize and respond to their reading, and a log is a fun way for them to track their progress. Make copies of this log to use again and again!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
Worksheet
Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
Unwind the complicated language of the Declaration of Independence with this paraphrasing activity!
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Historical Perspectives: Westward Expansion
Historical Perspectives: Westward Expansion
Worksheet
Historical Perspectives: Westward Expansion
Read about the westward expansion of the United States and respond to questions about the informational text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Summary Template
Nonfiction Text Summary Template
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Summary Template
Provide your students support as they work on improving their reading comprehension skills by creating a nonfiction text summary.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts
Graphic Organizer: Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts
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Graphic Organizer: Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts
Use this resource to practice comparing and contrasting key points and details between two texts. This graphic organizer will help your students organize the important information from two informational texts on the same topic.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Welcome to the Tundra
Welcome to the Tundra
Worksheet
Welcome to the Tundra
Read about the earth's coldest land biome, the tundra, then fill in the blanks to review what you've learned.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mysterious Squid
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mysterious Squid
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mysterious Squid
Learn about a mysterious sea creature as you pick out important information for a nonfiction summary.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Gross Symbiosis
Gross Symbiosis
Workbook
Gross Symbiosis
Nature documentaries might make the animal world seem graceful, but it's actually pretty gross! Explore all the icky, sticky and smelly things animals do to help each other survive in the wild.
4th grade
Science
Workbook
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: We Need Clean Water
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: We Need Clean Water
Worksheet
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: We Need Clean Water
Young readers will practice synthesizing information from multiple sources on the same topic in this reading comprehension worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Classifying Visual Text Features
Classifying Visual Text Features
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Classifying Visual Text Features
Use this worksheet to give your students confidence in reading nonfiction texts by familiarizing them with visual elements like diagrams, photographs, illustrations, and charts.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: A Freedom Fighter
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: A Freedom Fighter
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Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: A Freedom Fighter
Young readers will practice synthesizing information from multiple sources on the same topic in this reading comprehension worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet