Help increase science literacy by using this close reading assignment on protein synthesis! This article is an overview of the processes of transcription and translation. It is not meant to go into the details of all the process and enzymes involved, but gives students an understanding of the overall process and why we need to make proteins.
Included in your purchase are 2 versions: lexile 1100 and lexile 750 for lower level readers. Both versions of the article are 2 pages along with 12 comprehension questions.