Genetics and Gene Therapy Comprehension Reading KS3 and KS4

Genetics and Gene Therapy Comprehension Reading KS3 and KS4. This GCSE science resource is suitable for Key Stage 3 and 4 students.

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Tackle literacy and science by having your students read and answer questions from a scientific article. Questions include knowledge (direct from the paper), thinking, connecting, application and open-ended varieties.

This resource covers the following topics:
- Genetics
- DNA, Genes and Heredity
- Genetic disorders
- Gene Therapy
- Future applications


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 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.

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Created: Jul 28, 2016

Updated: Dec 6, 2018


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