Teacher Review For Science News for Kids

This is a good website for students to read nonfiction science articles

Rebecca L.
Classroom teacher
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My Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
My Subjects Science
My Rating 4
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Homework
Individual
Great with General
How I Use It
I use this as an extra activity if a student has completed work. Normally I go ahead and look at the articles and create a worksheet with the articles. If I find a a particularly interesting article I also will assign it for homework with the questions. I find that this site gives students exposure to nonfiction reading about science, an area in which all my students are struggling in.
My Take
I like this website because it gives exposure to nonfiction science reading. My only concern was that it was rated at grades 3-8 and I found the vocabulary too hard for most third graders.