Crater Lake is a beautiful and geologically amazing area!
Every middle school science class should take at least one day to talk about the wonderful Crater Lake!
This is a no-prep unit with informational text for earth science reading. This resource includes three pages of reading passages and comprehension questions on the formation of Crater Lake.
Reading Topics for Crater Lake:
- Why is Crater Lake so blue?
- Was Crater Lake hit by a meteor?
- Is Mount Mazama still an active volcano?
- Why do the water levels in Crater Lake stay consistent?
This Crater Lake Unit Includes:
- Three pages of reading passages
- Two pages of comprehension questions
- Crossword puzzle
- Claim Evidence Reasoning
- Answer Keys
Other science teachers LOVE this Crater Lake Reading Unit!
Nice science literacy unit that has some complicated science. We don’t cover Earth science but we saw something else about Crater Lake and my students wanted to learn more. This was perfect.Donna W. 9/24/22
This is a standards-aligned unit helping you cover 11 different reading standards!
This unit is aligned with CCSS RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, and RI.7.8.
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