Reef Building

Reading comprehension can be challenging when unknown words are present. Here, scholars read a short reading passage and use context clues to answer questions about the text's main ideas and vocabulary. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Schedule time at the school library, computer lab, or on mobile learning devices to research additional information about reef building 
  • Encourage learners to use reading comprehension and test taking strategies, such as reading the questions first, then, highlighting or underlining key details in the text 
  • Display images of coral reefs in and around the classroom for visual context 
Classroom Considerations

  • The reading passage's comprehension questions and answer key are attached as separate documents
  • Requires copies
  • The picture on the resource is best viewed in color
Pros

  • The reading passage is brief, but filled with plenty of information
Cons

  • None