Do you want your students to learn about the forest ecosystem? An essential part of the forest ecosystem is the nurse log. This is when a tree has fallen and, as it decomposes, provides nutrients and space for other living things to grow. These reading passages and comprehension questions are no-prep! Students will read and answer the questions about the temperate forest ecosystem.
This Ecosystem Reacing Unit on Nurse Logs Includes:
- Two pages of informational text on the role of nurse logs in the forest ecosystem
- Two pages of comprehension questions
- A CER Writing Activity
- Crossword Puzzle
- Word Search
- Answer Keys
This unit starts with phenomena!
Concepts in this Reading Unit Include:
- Carbon sinks
- Forest ecosystem
- Forest diversity
- Recycling of materials