It is fun to read about interesting topics especially when the information is true. Our history holds so many interesting secrets that have been forgotten by time. These are just the types of topics that grab the interest of middle school students. Click the link to access it. High Interest Nonfiction Passages Middle School
Every Common Core Nonfiction Standard is covered. If your school is not a Common Core School, there are no worries. The Common Core alignment form (and state alignment form) are optional inserts that list how each question is aligned to Common Core and general state learning objectives.
Eight passages, comprehension questions, and written response questions are included. There is also an answer key. Click the link to access it. High Interest Nonfiction Passages Middle School
Below is a list of the passage topics that are included.
What We Used to Eat: Our Forgotten Food 8.7 RL and 1280 Lexile
Propolis: The Bee Paste No One Talks About 7.4 RL and 990 Lexile
Beware: The 19th Century Hospital 8.4 RL and 1040 Lexile
Corn’s Unusual History 8.4 RL and 1275 Lexile
The Odd Plants That Shaped America 7.4 RL and 990 Lexile
Like Lichen 7.4 RL and 990 Lexile
Clever Plants 7.1 RL and 981 Lexile
Unusual Uses for Plants and Bugs 8.6 RL and 1065 Lexile