Nonfiction Reading Practice, Grade 5

Overview

Nonfiction Reading Practice, Grade 5 contains 20 content-specific topics in the following areas:

* social studies-Iroquois Indians, Stonehenge, Ernest Shackleton, the Battle of Little Bighorn, and the Ring of Fire
* science-magnetism, brine shrimp, the water cycle, cloud seeding, and John Muir
* health & safety-sun safety, bicycle safety, and Mark Wellman
* mathematics-batting averages, global warming, and measuring length
* the arts-West African dance, plays, Charles ...

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Overview

Nonfiction Reading Practice, Grade 5 contains 20 content-specific topics in the following areas:

* social studies-Iroquois Indians, Stonehenge, Ernest Shackleton, the Battle of Little Bighorn, and the Ring of Fire
* science-magnetism, brine shrimp, the water cycle, cloud seeding, and John Muir
* health & safety-sun safety, bicycle safety, and Mark Wellman
* mathematics-batting averages, global warming, and measuring length
* the arts-West African dance, plays, Charles Schulz, and the Seattle Space Needle

Each unit contains:

* a teacher resource page that introduces the topic and lists suggested vocabulary to introduce for each article
* a visual aid that presents the topic graphically to the entire class
* three articles on the same topic, but at three different reading levels
* three accompanying comprehension/vocabulary worksheets

Graphic organizers and a reading strategies checklist are provided for teacher and student use. An answer key is included.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557999443
  • Publisher: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/28/2003
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 385,410
  • Age range: 10 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.96 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Each Unit Has 2
How to Use Nonfiction Reading Practice 4
Reading Checklist 5
Social Studies
Stonehenge 6
Iroquois League of Nations 14
Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition 22
The Battle of Little Bighorn 30
The Ring of Fire 38
Science
Magnetism 46
Brine Shrimp 54
The Water Cycle 62
Cloud Seeding 70
John Muir 78
Health & Safety
Sun Safety 86
Bicycle Safety 94
Mark Wellman 102
Mathematics
Batting Averages 110
Global Warming 118
Measuring Length 126
The Arts
West African Dance 134
How to Do Plays 142
Charles Schulz 150
Seattle's Space Needle 158
Teacher Reference
Graphic Organizers 166
Answer Key 172
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