Science Differentiated Passages: Weather-Related Hazard Solution – 3-ESS3-1

Science Differentiated Passages: Weather-Related Hazard Solution – 3-ESS3-1



Science Differentiated Passages: Weather-Related Hazard Solution

⭐️ In these science differentiated passages students will study how to make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard. (Cause and Effect)


⭐️ Clarification Statement: Examples of design solutions to weather-related hazards could include barriers to prevent flooding, wind resistant roofs, and lightning rods.


⭐️ This unit is perfect for 3rd grade. It was created to align with 3-ESS3-1 but can be used in any classroom to teach students about weather-related hazard 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. Amphibious Homes (480L, 780L)
  3. Lightning Rods (500L, 790L)
  4. Levees (500L, 820L)
  5. Stilt Houses (490L, 730L)
  6. Tuned Mass Dampers (490L, 750L)
  7. Tornado Proof Homes (490L, 760L)

*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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