Science Differentiated Passages: Magnetic Design Solution – 3-PS2-4



Science Differentiated Passages: Magnetic Design Solution

⭐️ In these science differentiated passages students will study how to define a simple design problem that can be solved by applying scientific ideas about magnets.


⭐️ Clarification Statement: Examples of problems could include constructing a latch to keep a door shut and creating a device to keep two moving objects from touching each other.


⭐️ This unit is perfect for 3rd grade. It was created to align with 3-PS2-4 but can be used in any classroom to teach students about magnetic design solution.


Key Features:

✏️ Convenience – Everything you need for this unit is all in one place!


✏️Engaging – This resource will capture your students’ attention while they learn important science-related topics. Integrates text and activities to help students understand the topics and stay engaged in the material.


✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard-based essay and multiple-choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.


What’s Included?

  1. How to Use This Resource
  2. How Do Magnets Work? (460L, 800L)
  3. A Magnetic Solution (490L, 820L)
  4. Getting Organized (480L, 790L)
  5. Magnets at the Junkyard (490L, 790L)
  6. The Curtain Challenge (480L, 760L)
  7. Treasure Hunt (490L, 720L)

*Answer Key Included


Each passage set includes two differentiated passages on a third-grade level (one at the beginning of the band, one towards the end) and a question set geared towards comprehension and science mastery. The first question is differentiated to include a fill-in-the-blank diagram (lower complexity) or an open-ended diagram (higher complexity).


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