Exercise and its Importance for Health-A Science Reading Comprehension Resource

Reading Comprehension - Disciplinary Literacy

This resource covers the following topics:
- What is exercise?
- Different types of exercise
- The benefits of exercise
- General exercise guidelines
- Additional Research and Future Issues

The Problem You Face:
Not having the time to properly teach scientific literacy (disciplinary literacy) or improve your students reading comprehension and analysis skills.

The Solution:
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 student 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.

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Created: Jul 20, 2016

Updated: Dec 6, 2018


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