Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Reading Comprehension Worksheets
Matthew's Science Series
Forces and Motion
Magnets

Matthew's Science Series
Matthew's Science Series


Magnets
Print Magnets Reading Comprehension with Second Grade Work

Print Magnets Reading Comprehension with Third Grade Work

Print Magnets Reading Comprehension

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   1.75

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    material, class, ready, science, onto, partner, walnut, awhile, picked, picking, steel, several, north, center, describe, change
     content words:    Then Mrs

Other Languages
     Spanish: Los Imanes


Magnets
By Jane Runyon
  

1     Mrs. Kim's class was ready for science class. Mrs. Kim put a desk at the front of the class. There was a cloth over the top of the desk. She asked the class to pay close attention. She told them she was going to take the cloth off the desk. When she did, the class would see objects on the desk top. She wanted the class to look at each object.
 
2     "After you have looked at the objects," she said, "I want someone to describe what each object looks like."
 
3     The children looked at the objects. "Are you ready?" asked Mrs. Kim.
 
4     The children nodded their heads to say yes. Mrs. Kim picked up one of the objects. "Who would like to describe this?" she asked.
 
5     Matthew stood beside his desk. "The object you have is curved like a horseshoe," he said. "It has red paint on one end and yellow paint on the other end. It looks like it is made of a hard material."
 
6     "Thank you, Matthew," said Mrs. Kim, picking up the second object. "Who would like to describe this?"
 
7     Laura stood up. "That object is about as long as my pointer finger," she said. "It is flat. It also looks like it is made from a hard material."
 
8     "Thank you, Laura," Mrs. Kim said. "And this object?"
 
9     Michael stood up. "That object is round. It has a hole in the center. It is flat, also. It looks like it is made of steel."
 
10     "Very good, all of you," said Mrs. Kim. "How are these objects alike?"
 
11     C. J. raised his hand. "Yes, C. J.," said Mrs. Kim.
 
12     "They are all made of something hard," he said.

Paragraphs 13 to 34:
For the complete story with questions: click here for printable



Weekly Reading Books

          Create Weekly Reading Books

Prepare for an entire week at once!


Feedback on Magnets
Leave your feedback on Magnets   (use this link if you found an error in the story)



Matthew's Science Series
             Matthew's Science Series


Forces and Motion
             Forces and Motion


More Lessons
             Second Grade Reading Comprehensions and 2nd Grade Reading Lessons
             Magnets and Magnetism Worksheets | edHelper.com


Science
             Science


    Careers in Science  
 
    Caring for Earth  
 
    Clouds  
 
    Dinosaurs  
 
    Earth's Land  
 
    Earth  
 
    Earthquakes  
 
    Electricity  
 
    Energy  
 
    Erosion  
 
    Food Pyramid  
 
    Food Webs and Food Chain  
 
    Forces and Motion  
 
    Fossils  
 
    Health and Nutrition  
 
    How Things Work  
 
    Landforms  
 
    Life Science  
 
    Light  
 
    Magnets  
 
    Matter  
 
 
    Moon  
 
    Natural Disasters  
 
    Photosynthesis  
 
    Plant and Animal Cells  
 
    Plants  
 
    Rocks and Minerals  
 
    Science Process Skills  
 
    Scientific Notation  
 
    Seasons  
 
    Simple Machines  
 
    Soil  
 
    Solar System  
 
    Sound  
 
    Space and Stars  
 
    Sun  
 
    Tsunami  
 
    Volcanoes  
 
    Water Cycle  
 
    Water  
 
    Weather  
 



Copyright © 2017 edHelper