A Hole in the Planet!

What would happen if we encountered a large hole in the earth's crust? After reading a short passage about Earth's layers, sixth graders answer five questions to determine the meaning of vocabulary words in context.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have students create sentences with the additional vocabulary words: scorch and intense
  • Instruct learners to highlight the clues within the text that lead them to the understanding of each vocabulary word
Classroom Considerations

  • Includes four multiple choice questions and one short answer question

  • Great skills practice for taking tests
  • Includes answer key

  • None
Common Core