Adapting to Survive

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Life science and language arts come together in a passage about animal adaptation. After kids learn about how organisms adapt to conditions in their environments, they complete five reading comprehension questions based on context clues in the passage.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have kids research an animal that has adapted to its environment, using the animals in the passage as examples
  • Assess reading levels of incoming learners with comprehension questions
  • Include in a homework packet during a unit about biomes and habitats
Pros

  • Includes an answer key for easy assessment
  • Encourages kids to use critical thinking across two subjects
Cons

  • None
Common Core