These are materials that I've created, practiced, and tweaked over the last 3 years of teaching 4th and 5th grade! It's very hard to find good, simple, yet engaging materials to teach NGSS. Especially when most of your class is ELL or SPED, like mine is! So many materials are too hard to read for them, or include science concepts that aren't really in the NGSS. So I made my own that really get to the meat of the matter without any fluff.
Includes a teacher guide, hook, reading passage, reading passage as a book they can illustrate themselves, three labs, an art activity, and a writing activity that can be used as the end of lesson assessment.
Reading materials are about a 2nd to 3rd grade reading level. Language is tiered to accommodate ELLs. All experiments and activities use inexpensive and easy to obtain materials as much as possible.