This is part of a series of classroom lessons NIET is offering to help support aspiring educators during COVID-19. In this lesson, a 3rd grade English language arts teacher delivers a lesson that embeds science content in reading instruction. As the teacher delivers the content, she connects the informational text to the concept of pollution with the purpose to ensure student comprehension. The lesson demonstrates what high-quality classroom instruction can look like in a variety of different settings and grade levels. Download additional information and ideas for related activities (PDF). Learn more on the NIET blog, "Supporting Aspiring Teachers During COVID-19."