This minicourse or workbook ( Science Literacy at Work series - UNIT 1) has biology lessons written based on national science curriculum in mind. This is a great resource book to differenciate literacy based instruction for high school science classroom! A major challenge to students learning science is the academic language in which science is written. This workbook helps in learning academic vocabulary and how to process academic language to become independent learners of science. Hi-lo reading passages are written to meet two essential component of "read-it and write-it" strategy to differenciate instruction. First two free lessons available to download is bundled with next six lessons can be used as mini lessons for introducing required biology lessons to meet state standards. This 40 page workbook can be downloaded along with a preview copy as given with this product.