Scientists Discover How Blue and Green Clays Kill Bacteria

Resource ID#: 155075 Type: Text Resource

General Information

Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts, English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: text complexity, informational text, bacteria, antibacterial, clay, clay deposit, bacterial pathogen, antibiotic resistance, bacterial cell, human pathogens
Instructional Component Type(s): Text Resource
Resource Collection: STEM Reading Resources

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1 Lesson Plan

Killer Clay!

This lesson is designed to support reading in the content area. In this lesson, students will analyze an informational text that addresses innovative research to aid in the understanding of how certain clays can be responsible for the killing of some bacterial pathogens. The lesson plan includes a note-taking guide, text-dependent questions, a writing prompt, answer keys, and a writing rubric.

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Lesson Plan

Killer Clay!:

This lesson is designed to support reading in the content area. In this lesson, students will analyze an informational text that addresses innovative research to aid in the understanding of how certain clays can be responsible for the killing of some bacterial pathogens. The lesson plan includes a note-taking guide, text-dependent questions, a writing prompt, answer keys, and a writing rubric.

Type: Lesson Plan