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“What is Climate Change?” Informational Earth Science: Text Features

3rd Grade • 1 Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan Description

Engaging readers in literacy skills via science texts is engaging and purposeful! In this engaging 1 hour fully scripted informational Earth Science lesson using the  text “What is Climate Change?” your students will:

  • Participate in a collaborative and active close reading lesson by asking and answering questions text dependent questions with the support of sentence frames
  • Evaluate text feature purpose and function in order to  to create a new informational text incorporating the “best” text features

This lesson addresses the NGSS:

  • ESS2.D: Weather and Climate: Climate describes a range of an area’s typical weather conditions and the extent to which those conditions vary over years.

**Purchasing both this 1 hour and the ELA Bundle: “What is Climate Change?” Informational Earth Science Bundle”, will result in duplicate content.