Reading Comprehension: Science News
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, 3rd graders read four different passages about Science News. They answer questions about each one. Students complete 4 comprehension questions.
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3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed