A Ball of Energy

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Authentic Informational Text, Lexile 1070
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Closely read the authentic text 'A Ball of Energy ' citing textual evidence to answer research-based comprehension questions aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

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What is the major source of energy for humans on Earth?  
The sun loses energy by transferring light to the earth. On earth, we are able to use the light for solar power among other things. What conclusion can you draw from the above statement? 
 What did the author want to communicate to the reader by using this sentence? 
When an object starts moving on its own, potential energy becomes kinetic energy.   Use evidence from the text to support this statement. 
Choose the answer that best completes the sentence below.   Radiation transfers heat through electromagnetic waves; __________, convection transfers heat through liquid. 
End of Passage Quiz 
Use evidence from the passage to explain what solar energy can be used for and how solar energy is different from other forms of energy.