Nikola Tesla - A Famous Scientist Reading

Nikola Tesla - A Famous Scientist Reading - Disciplinary Literacy.

This no-prep resource is suitable for high school students as well as strong middle-school students. 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 and open-ended varieties.

No Prep, no formatting, no issues. Simply download, print (or upload to your class site) and you’re all set.

**This resource is fully editable for your convenience.**

This resource covers the following topics:
- Overview
- His Life
- Working With Thomas Edison
- Alternating Current and the Induction Motor
- Personal Life & Legacy
- Additional Facts About Tesla

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. The open-ended questions lead to extension projects and assignments which can be included or excluded based on your preference.

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Created: Aug 21, 2016

Updated: Nov 27, 2018


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