Organization of the Periodic Table – Reading Comprehension Worksheets

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Organization of the Periodic Table Guided Reading

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Do your students struggle with reading comprehension? Do you find yourself at a loss for how to promote vocabulary retention? Are waning attention spans becoming a larger and larger problem in your classroom from year to year? If you answered yes to any of those questions then this organization of the periodic table resource is for you.

 

I believe that teaching literacy is the job of every teacher, not just the heroes in English and Language Arts. And the only way we can help our students improve is by modeling and giving them chances to practice. Read out loud together, annotate, and spark classroom discussion today!

 

I created this line of guided reading resources to help teachers, parents, and students by providing a detailed yet easy-to-read (avg. reading level: grades 6-8) reference on a variety of topics. The questions that accompany the text are designed to be rigorous and require students to predict, reflect, connect, and think critically about the information being presented.

 

Let’s get our students reading, writing, and integrating vocabulary with this resource that is¬†compatible with multiple styles of teaching.¬†Your purchase includes both¬†PDF¬†and¬†digital copies¬†that are perfect for pre-reading, homework and review, or even sending to absent students.

 

Topics covered in this organization of the periodic table resource include:

  • key scientists and breakthroughs in the development of the periodic table

 

Who is this resource for?

This resource can be used by classroom teachers, tutors, and parents of students in grades 6-9. It comprehensively covers the mentioned topics and includes several comprehension and extension questions that will lock in learning.

 

How Can I Use this Resource?

  • Emergency Sub Plans
  • An independent workstation in a set of stations
  • Flipped Classroom pre-reading
  • Whole or small group opportunity to model and teach Close Reading strategies and annotation
  • Differentiation ‚Äď Assign this reading as reteaching for students who have yet to show mastery.
  • Homework
  • Creation of an Independent Work Packet for students who are not able to be present for direct instruction.
  • Extension activity for early finishers or for students who show a special interest in the topic
  • Use as a square on a Choice Board
  • Interactive Notebooks: Print 2 pages in one and cut them apart. Glue mini pages into notebooks with room for annotations on the side
  • Interactive Notebooks: Print the entire PDF as a mini booklet and add it to notebooks using these¬†simple instructions.

 

What’s Included?

Purchase includes a printable PDF file in color with an answer key. On page 2 of this resource, you will find a link to a student-friendly Google Slide version of this file. You will be able to copy this file and use it with Google Classroom or any other paperless initiative.

 

Please take a look at the preview file to see more of this resource.

 

NEW! Audio Recording!

In an effort to further support scientific literacy, this resource has been updated with a link to a read-aloud version of the text. This feature is not only great for differentiation but also provides an abundance of benefits for students. Students who are read to have better listening comprehension, longer attention spans, a larger vocabulary, and improved reading fluency.

After downloading this resource, share the included audio link with students, their families, or play it aloud in class!

 

What’s Next?

If you enjoy this resource, consider checking out some of my other¬†guided readings! Or¬†submit a request¬†for a topic you’d like to see in a future product.

 

More questions?

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions or email me at laneyleeteaches@gmail.com.

 

 

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Each and every unit comes includes the following:

  • A¬†unit guide¬†complete with key vocabulary, suggested pacing, essential questions, and more!
  • Google Slides presentations¬†to cover major topics, with¬†guided notes for students!
  • Reading Comprehension activities¬†with follow up questions. These resources are useful for homework, classwork, sub plans, and more!
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