Reading Comprehension

  • Look at four photos or illustrations from “Food for the Soil” and use what you’ve learned to explain what each…

    eyeChallenge – Food for the Soil

  • Lead students through an analysis of a Natural Inquirer article starting first with identification of key words and key phrases. This lesson…

    Lesson Plan – Key Words, Key Phrases

  • In this lesson plan, students will read a Natural Inquirer article and write short summary notes from each section. Students…

    Lesson Plan – The 6-W Questions

  • In this lesson, students will increase their reading comprehension and summarization and explanation skills. Students will work in groups to…

    Lesson Plan – Summary Statements

  • Introduce the scientific process, as expressed in scientific writing, to your students. This lesson plan will walk you through how…

    Lesson Plan – Main Ideas

  • In this lesson plan, students will increase their reading comprehension, organizational skills, critical thinking, and ability to explain concepts through…

    Lesson Plan – Food for the Soil

  • In this lesson, students will increase their reading comprehension, critical thinking skills, and summarization and explanation skills. Students will role-play…

    Lesson Plan – Twitter Team

  • After reading the Wildland Fire 2 edition of Natural Inquirer, test your knowledge with a sentence scramble challenge. Unscramble the…

    Word Scramble – Wildland Fire 2

  • This lesson plan introduces students to scientific abstracts. Students will analyze existing abstracts and then write their own. The lesson…

    Lesson Plan – Scientific Abstracts

  • In this lesson plan, students will complete a guided reading of a Natural Inquirer article and then will evaluate the…

    Lesson Plan – Guided Reading and Implications