Work and Simple Machines Reading Comprehension Interactive Notebook reading passage, application activity, and writing prompt.
NOTE: This is a simple explanation of work and introduction to the 6 simple machines. To simplify and keep the reading passage from being overwhelming, it does not include the 3 types of levers or pulleys. Be sure to check out the preview to see if it fits with your curriculum before purchasing!
Many students these days have a terribly difficult time comprehending nonfiction & informational text - textbooks, websites, articles etc. This product offers a more simple option for students to read, apply, and comprehend what they read - This is a GREAT tool to help your students overcome the obstacle of comprehending science text. These "Read & Apply" products are designed to cover ONE basic science topic per lesson for students to build a solid foundation before moving to the next topic & building that "house of knowledge" on the foundation.
This product contains:
- 1 short reading passage
- 1 application activity
- 1 writing prompt that goes along with the passage
- Photo example/answer key
Each reading passage is simple & not overwhelmingly long like textbooks are. Students can listen to you read, read silently, in partners, or in small groups highlighting important words and concepts as they go. The students then apply what they read with an activity & responding to a writing prompt.
Don't use interactive notebooks??? Just use colored paper!! Glue the passage to one side and have the students do the interactive activity on the other! Can easily be 3-hole punched to put in a binder, hung on the wall, or slide into a folder!!