Just What the Doctor Ordered

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The last reported case of polio in the United States was in 1979. But for those affected by the disease, what was life like before scientists found a cure? After reading a three-page passage on the disease, learners answer comprehension questions based on what they read. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Give as an independent practice, for homework, or for a grade
  • Encourage pupils to highlight their answers within the text
Classroom Considerations
  • The passage is a 780L Lexile® reading level
  • Incorporates history into language arts
  • Only has five comprehension questions
Common Core