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Understanding Daylight Saving Time


More daylight is ahead for many of us! Use this reading passage and related comprehension activities to help students understand why many places "spring ahead" an hour every year. 


Activities include the following:

  • reading passage (4 paragraphs)
  • recall comprehension questions
  • higher-level questions and persuasive writing prompt
  • suggested resources for further research
  • graphic organizer for persuasive writing prompt
  • answer keys



















Enjoy the sunshine!