Cretaceous–Paleogene Extinction Event (8th grade informational reading)

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This is an 8th grade informational text about the Cretaceous-Paleogene Extinction Event, a massive extinction millions of years ago. While reading, students should determine a central idea of the text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text. Students should also analyze how the text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (License: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_Creative_Commons_Attribution-ShareAlike_3.0_Unported_License).

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