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Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy Close Reading Unit NGSS 4-ESS3-1


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This can be used as a Distance Learning Packet. Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy Unit: Fossil fuel activities with nonfiction passages on fossil fuels for your students to explore and understand how fossil fuels are formed and how using them impacts the environment. Includes fossil fuel interactive notebook flaps and worksheets.

This resource is designed to meet the NGSS Earth and Human Activity standard for 4th-grade NGSS 4-ESS3-1. Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and how their uses affect the environment.

If you are looking to give your students reading comprehension passages and questions, this is a great resource! The reading passages have an environmental and science theme.

This resource includes seven pages of nonfiction text, response pages with text-dependent questions, answer keys, interactive notebook flaps and folds, a sorting activity, and a close reading activity. This resource has more than a week’s worth of material. Students will learn about where fossil fuels come from, how long they take to form, and how using them affects our environment.

It is a close reading activity with seven pages of nonfiction text. This resource is also aligned with CCSS for Reading Informational Text for 4th grade