Why Does the Ocean have Waves?

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Six short answer questions challenge scholars to show what they know after reading an informational text that examines waves—what they are, what causes them, and how different Earth factors affect their size and strength.   

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Visit the library or computer lab to research additional information about waves 
  • Make the worksheet part of a science lesson, direct pupils to complete it in class or at home
  • Assign practice pages in small groups during English language arts learning centers 
Classroom Considerations

  • Minimal prep required—two page copies for each child
  • May work well with third or fifth graders depending on their reading level 
Pros

  • Objective is brief and easy to follow 
  • Enhances reading comprehension skills  
Cons

  • None
Common Core