Your fourth graders can learn about the same topic—while reading at their own level! Nonfiction Reading Practice provides 17 reading selections at three levels and supporting activities to guide students in reading and understanding nonfiction texts. Every unit includes a reading selection and follow-up reading and writing activities to build comprehension. To further support students, each unit includes visual aids, Words to Know lists, comprehension questions (at three levels), graphic organizers, and writing forms.
The 17 units of nonfiction reading selections cover these 4th grade topics:
Social Studies: Unbreakable Code; Taxes and Spending; Floating Continents; Labor Unions; Spanish Conquistador
Science/Health: Tsunami; Electrical Energy and Sound; Natural Resources; Dr. Virginia Apgar; Hunting for Fossils
Mathematics: Structural Engineers; Symmetry
Technology: Elijah McCoy, Inventor; The Space Race: 1960s
The Arts: Vietnam Veterans Memorial; Ludwig van Beethoven; Agnes de Mille
Nonfiction Reading Practice is a completely revised edition of a long-time favorite. It's sure to be your favorite supplemental reading resource for facilitating reading groups and creating an inclusive reading environment! Plus, with the help of the writing form, you'll have writing samples for every student to display in your classroom. This resource can be used to support English language learners, Tier 2, and Tier 3 (content vocabulary).