The Bee

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See what all the buzz is about with a reading comprehension activity! Third and fourth graders read a short informational passage about bees before answering four questions about what they have learned.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a reading assessment or homework packet
  • Use in your unit about insects or animals
  • Add to an informational text lesson with articles or passages about bees from different media
  • Show a short video clip in your class about bees and hive life
Classroom Considerations

  • Questions are knowledge-level, which are good for a short assessment but less effective when teaching literary analysis
  • Two of the answers in the final multiple choice question are lazy and stupid
Pros

  • A good addition to a focus on informational text
  • Subject matter is interesting for younger learners
Cons

  • None
Common Core