This product is an informational text article on Vampire Bats. It's written in a fun, engaging manner and contains some amazing facts about these bats that will astound your students! It may help your students to see these fascinating but misunderstood organisms in a new light.
The article is written on for 9th - 12th grades, but is also suitable for lower grades, depending on their reading abilities.
What is included:
3-page informational text article
Cornell notes for reading comprehension
a 3-page worksheet which includes vocabulary acquisition from context, more comprehension questions, and Extension questions. The Extension questions contain a QR code that students can scan to see a short video about vampire bats. I've also included the URL for the video (Youtube).
This informational text article/activity can be used as a whole class activity, where students read alone or in pairs and then work on the questions.
It can also be used as a sub plan or homework assignment. You can use it in a unit on mammals or ecology or simply as an interesting article to read.
This article can help you meet the CCSS for literacy in the science classroom.
My students really enjoyed this article. I hope yours will too!
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