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Five short answer questions follow an informational reading passage that details the three different types of rocks—sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic—and their rock cycle.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Go outside, instruct learners to locate and identify rocks around the playground 
  • After a science lesson about rocks, assign the worksheet for in-class or for homework  
  • Review answers to confirm pupils' understanding  
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires copies and highlighters—direct pupils to underline information if highlighters are not available  
  • Reinforces reading comprehension skills 
  • Encourages marking the text
  • None
Common Core