FL Kindergarten Textbook

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You can view the entire book at our website: candlelightscience.com

Doc and Ali have created this "textbook" to align perfectly to Florida's NGSSS standards. Every section comes with reading comprehension questions.

Book is flexible enough to use as a projected Read Along or independent practice later on in the year.

Written specifically for Florida NGSSS standards. Each reading comes complete with 5 reading comprehension questions. Would be a wonderful compliment to an integrated ELA-Science classroom. All sections are carefully crafted for readability using multiple metrics so they are at an appropriate level to promote the skill of reading.

133 pages divided into 14 discrete units.

Table of Contents:

Being a Scientist – Read Aloud

How Do I Observe? – Senses

Different and Alike

Changing Shape


Pushes and Pulls

Fast or Slow Gravity

What is in the Sky?

The Moon

Bigger and Smaller

Sky Patterns – Day and Night

Imagination or Real

Animal Features

Plant Features

Supports Standards:

SC.K.E.5.1: Explore the Law of Gravity by investigating how objects are pulled toward the ground unless something holds them up.

SC.K.E.5.2: Recognize the repeating pattern of day and night.

SC.K.E.5.3: Recognize that the Sun can only be seen in the daytime.

SC.K.E.5.4: Observe that sometimes the Moon can be seen at night and sometimes during the day.

SC.K.E.5.5: Observe that things can be big and things can be small as seen from Earth.

SC.K.E.5.6: Observe that some objects are far away and some are nearby as seen from Earth.

SC.K.L.14.1: Recognize the five senses and related body parts.

SC.K.L.14.2: Recognize that some books and other media portray animals and plants with characteristics and behaviors they do not have in real life.

SC.K.L.14.3: Observe plants and animals, describe how they are alike and how they are different in the way they look and in the things they do.

SC.K.N.1.1: Collaborate with a partner to collect information.

SC.K.N.1.2: Make observations of the natural world and know that they are descriptors collected using the five senses.

SC.K.N.1.3: Keep records as appropriate -- such as pictorial records -- of investigations conducted.

SC.K.N.1.4: Observe and create a visual representation of an object which includes its major features.

SC.K.N.1.5: Recognize that learning can come from careful observation.

SC.K.P.8.1: Sort objects by observable properties, such as size, shape, color, temperature (hot or cold), weight (heavy or light) and texture.

SC.K.P.9.1: Recognize that the shape of materials such as paper and clay can be changed by cutting, tearing, crumpling, smashing, or rolling.

SC.K.P.10.1: Observe that things that make sound vibrate.

SC.K.P.12.1: Investigate that things move in different ways, such as fast, slow, etc.

SC.K.P.13.1: Observe that a push or a pull can change the way an object is moving.

About Us:

Candlelight Science is a group of educator/writers. All have been (most still are) traditional classroom teachers with an average of 20 years of experience. We started our work because of a local need, but quickly realized the need for high quality, inexpensive resources was great. In response, we continue to produce science readers with multiple reading levels (compatible with CCSS text-complexity requirements), lesson plans, and even assessments to make the lives of teachers easier and more productive. 

Visit us at:

Website - https://www.candlelightscience.com

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/candlelightscience/

If you have questions please contact mhuling1@outlook.com

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