Ecosystems Reading & Writing Bundle (All 3-LS Standards)

Ecosystems Reading & Writing Bundle (All 3-LS Standards)
Ecosystems Reading & Writing Bundle (All 3-LS Standards)
Ecosystems Reading & Writing Bundle (All 3-LS Standards)
Ecosystems Reading & Writing Bundle (All 3-LS Standards)
Ecosystems Reading & Writing Bundle (All 3-LS Standards)
Ecosystems Reading & Writing Bundle (All 3-LS Standards)
Ecosystems Reading & Writing Bundle (All 3-LS Standards)
Ecosystems Reading & Writing Bundle (All 3-LS Standards)
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Use this bundle to help your students combine their science and literacy learning! This bundle covers the NGSS topic Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems. It includes 3-LS2-1, 3-LS4-1, 3-LS4-3, and 3-LS4-4. This set is perfect for informal or formal assessment of your elementary students’ ability to write about science! I love using them for both writing and science grades too!

3-LS2-1: Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.
3-LS4-1: Analyze and interpret data from fossils to provide evidence of the organisms and the environments in which they lived long ago.
3-LS4-3: Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.
3-LS4-4: Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change.*

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3-LS2-1: ANIMAL GROUPS
Paired Passages:
★ 2 informational/non-fiction passages about animal groups (prairie dogs and bees)
★ 1 open-ended writing prompt
★ 1 open-ended writing rubric
★ 1 multiple-choice quiz (8 questions)
★ Multiple Choice Answer Key

Writing Prompts/Rubrics:
★ 2 Graphic Organizers - great for note-taking or formative assessment
*Venn Diagram
*Frayer Model
★ 2 open-ended writing prompts
*Odd One Out
*Choice Scenario
★ 4 teacher rubrics (one per assignment)

Reading Passages/Questions:
★ 5 multi-paragraph reading passages
★ Choice of passage + open-ended questions
★ Choice of passage + four multiple choice questions

3-LS4-1: FOSSILS
Paired Passages:
★ 2 passages about fossils (1 fiction/1 non-fiction)
★ 1 open-ended writing prompt
★ 1 open-ended writing rubric
★ 1 multiple-choice quiz (8 questions)
★ Multiple Choice Answer Key

Writing Prompts/Rubrics:
★ 2 Graphic Organizers - great for note-taking or formative assessment
★ 2 open-ended writing prompts
★ 4 teacher rubrics (one per assignment)

Reading Passages/Questions:
★ 5 multi-paragraph reading passages
★ Choice of passage + open-ended questions
★ Choice of passage + four multiple choice questions

3-LS4-3: HABITATS
Paired Passages:
★ 2 informational/non-fiction passages about animals and plants and their habitats
★ 1 open-ended writing prompt
★ 1 open-ended writing rubric
★ 1 multiple-choice quiz (8 questions)
★ Multiple Choice Answer Key

Writing Prompts/Rubrics:
★ 2 Graphic Organizers - great for note-taking or formative assessment
★ 2 open-ended writing prompts
★ 4 teacher rubrics (one per assignment)

Reading Passages/Questions:
★ 5 multi-paragraph reading passages
★ Choice of passage + open-ended questions
★ Choice of passage + four multiple choice questions

3-LS4-4: ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES
Paired Passages:
★ 2 informational/non-fiction passages about environmental changes
★ 1 open-ended writing prompt
★ 1 open-ended writing rubric
★ 1 multiple-choice quiz (8 questions)
★ Multiple Choice Answer Key

Writing Prompts/Rubrics:
★ 12 Writing/Discussion Prompts in two formats
• One per page for use as partner/group discussions
• Four per page for use as writing prompts
★ Writing Prompt paper with blank square where students can glue assigned writing prompt 

★ 1 teacher rubric

Reading Passages/Questions:
★ 5 multi-paragraph reading passages
★ Choice of passage + open-ended questions
★ Choice of passage + four multiple choice questions

These products also all come individually!

Animal Groups Products (3-LS2-1):
Animal Groups: Non-Fiction Passages/Questions
Animal Groups: Paired Passages/Texts
Animal Groups: Writing Prompts & Rubrics
Animal Groups: Science and Literacy BUNDLE

Fossils Products (3-LS4-1):
Fossils: Writing Activities & Rubrics (3-LS4-1)
Fossils: Paired Passages/Texts
Fossils: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions
Fossils: Science and Literacy Bundle

Habitats Products (3-LS4-3):
Habitats: Writing Prompts and Rubrics
Habitats: Paired Passages/Texts
Habitats: Non-Fiction Reading Passages & Questions - Life Science (NGSS 3-LS4-3)
Habitats: Science and Literacy Bundle

Environmental Changes Products (3-LS4-4):
Environmental Changes: Writing Prompts
Environmental Changes: Paired Passages/Texts
Environmental Changes: Non-Fiction Reading Passages and Questions (3-LS4-4)
Environmental Changes: Literacy Bundle (3-LS4-4)

Other Science and Literacy Products:

Rocks & Minerals Writing Activities and Rubrics
Rocks & Minerals: Writing Activities and Rubrics
Rocks: Paired Passages/Texts
Rocks and Minerals {GROWING} Literacy Bundle

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I am a science lover! I hold my Science Specialist’s Degree and have supported my district’s science learning for many years through teacher education and training. I hope this product ignites a love of science in your classroom!



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Total Pages
113 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 months
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