We Need Freshwater

Why do we need freshwater? Because freshwater sustains life. After reading a three-paragraph passage about the importance of freshwater, first graders respond to the article by answering comprehension questions. The resource includes multiple choice, short answer, and drawing type questions.

22 Views 18 Downloads
CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Instruct readers to underline their answers within the text
  • Use as a guided reading activity or send the sheet home for pupils to read and complete with their parents
Classroom Considerations

  • Passage is a Lexile® 460 reading level
  • Best fits in a science lesson on types of water and the water cycle 
Pros

  • Comes with an audio version of the text
  • Includes an answer key
  • Provides lined sentence lines to help beginning writers keep their responses organized
Cons

  • Passage is very short