A comprehension activity about earthquakes.
“An earthquake is a sudden shaking or movement of the Earth’s crust. Earthquakes occur when the moving tectonic plates that make up the Earth’s surface move apart, bump into each other, or slide under each other.”
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
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