Rocks

Have you ever wondered why some rocks are different colors? Or why some are heavier, stronger, or more beautiful than others? Why do some rocks float? And what makes diamonds so hard? All of these answers lie underground, and are waiting for you to dig them up!

Level J
Grade 2/Year 3+
24 pages
Informational
Science – Earth Science

Teaching materials

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Comprehension strategies lesson

Jump start your students' reading with a strategies lesson.

Fluency, language and text features

Target specific learning points in context as students read.

Writing activity templates

5 topical writing activities for
practicing new knowledge and vocabulary.

Alignments (US)

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The comprehension strategies lesson and F-L-T support are downloadable as editable documents, so you can personalize the lesson to fit your own teaching methods and your students' learning style.