New York Buildings Going Green
Authentic Informational Text, Lexile 1210
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New York Buildings Going Green (ReadWorks)
What is a “green” building?
Choose the answer that best completes the sentence below. ____________ the Visionaire is so environmentally friendly, it is being called America’s “greenest” high-rise building.
The Visionaire is very environmentally friendly. Use evidence from the text to support your answer.
This paragraph suggests that money saved living in a “green” building
End of Passage Quiz
Describe what improvement Rod McCowan, resident of the Visionaire building, has noticed since living in the Visionaire building.
Why might residents of more expensive, “green” buildings be willing to pay the higher cost of living in these buildings? Use evidence from the text to support your answer.