Life Cycles of Plants and Animals - Science Info Txt Leveled Reading Passage

Life Cycles of Plants and Animals - Science Info Txt Leveled Reading Passage
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(6 MB|9 pages)
Product Description

A great science reader for centers and includes questions. Lexiles at 320.

Supports standards:

SC.1.L.16.1 Make observations that plants and animals closely resemble their parents, but variations exist among individuals within a population.

K.10 Organisms and environments. The student knows that organisms resemble their parents and have structures and processes that help them survive within their environments. The student is expected to:

(C) Identify ways that young plants resemble parent plants and

(D) observe changes that are part of a simple life cycle of a plant: seed, seedling, plant, flower, and fruit.

1.10 Organisms and environments. The student knows that organisms resemble their parents and have structures and processes that help them survive within their environments. The student is expected to:

(C): compare ways that young animals resemble their parents; AND

(D) observe and record life cycles of animals such as a chicken, frog, or fish

Readability: 

All of our text is checked with multiple metrics to assure it is at an appropriate complexity for the student. By using multiple metrics, our experienced and knowledge staff are better able to determine an appropriate grade level rating. In most cases (we are still working on updating all text), you will see our text marked as Approaching, On-Grade, or Advanced per a specific grade.  

We are also careful to create text with an appropriate length using a well-established norm (Grade Level x 100 + 100/300 words).  We do this so our text to be used not just in the science classroom to support content, but also to be used in a reading classroom to support the development of strong readers. All of our text comes with at least 5 ELA-style questions for this purpose. 

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. 

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Website - https://www.candlelightscience.com

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If you have questions please contact mhuling1@outlook.com

Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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