Crime Scene Investigations Non-Fiction Article



Total Pages: 40 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 90 minutes
File Size: 25 MB
File Type: Zip

Crime Scene Investigations Non-Fiction Article | PDF and Digital Formats: Students will learn about different science techniques used by crime scene investigators in this non-fiction article. This resource contains 1 non-fiction article and 3 reading activities to assist with reading comprehension, standardized test prep (EQAO) and cross-curricular learning.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom as well as Google Slides formatted lessons for 1:1 schools.

Resource Includes:

  • Teacher lesson plan
  • Pre-reading K-W-L chart
  • 1 Non-fiction article (regular and modified versions)
  • An audio file (mp3) of each article (regular and modified versions)
  • 3 Post-reading activities: comprehension questions, grammar questions (2 options: paper and self-grading Google Forms), long answer writing response
  • Individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom
  • Google Slides formatted lessons for 1:1 school

Use this article with my Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons program and these Non-Fiction Graphic Organizers.

Teacher Feedback 

  1. “I first eyed the yeti article when I saw this one. It was the perfect fit for my EFL student! Not only will it spark her curiosity, it will challenge her! I might just turn her into a non fiction fan! Yay! I’m sure I’ll also get quite an interesting conversation out of her! Goal achieved! Thank you!”
  2. “I used it to support an Evidence and Investigation unit in Science.”
  3. “Great non-fiction article! The students found it so interesting and were really into doing further research into the topic!”

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