Your fifth 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 5th grade topics:
Social Studies: The Iroquois Nations; Women in the American Revolution; Art Reflects History; Ways to Earn a Living
Science: Earth's Water; Matter and Mass; Relationships in Nature; The Sun and Stars
Mathematics: Extraordinary Food, Ordinary Math; A Business Uses Math; Video Game Development
Technology: The Field of Prosthetics; Engineers Do Important Work; Inventions Impact Our Lives
The Arts: Augusta Savage; Art or Garbage?; Ice Hotels
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).