Science Interactive Notebook with Close Reading is not your ordinary interactive notebook. Interactive notebooks have become all the rage that last few years but with the growing demands on your limited time, it is often hard to find the time to incorporate these valuable tools.
With this in mind, Science INB’s with close reading is the perfect way to integrate science and English language arts standards and maximize your precious time.
This huge LIFE SCIENCE BUNDLE comes with all 6 LIFE SCIENCE Interactive Notebook with Close reading Units from Tied 2 Teaching. Included you will find 42 LIFE SCIENCE close reading passages, as well as a pre-assessment, teacher notes and text dependent questions, an interactive notebook flippable or activity, and full color photos showing completed notebook components for each and every passage!
THIS IS HOW THIS NOTEBOOK IS STRUCTURED
THE CLOSE READING PASSAGES
Each topic covered comes with a close reading passage for the students to read and engage with. Key science vocabulary has been indicated in bold print. In addition, other vocabulary is marked in each passage to direct students to consider word meaning, make inferences, and contemplate the author’s purpose, text structure, and the main idea of the writing.
**Each passage provides a variety of information on the given topic. The information is not exhaustive and it is not meant to replace all of your current science curriculum or instruction. It is, however, a great way to present information on many science topics and integrate your science and ELA instruction.
Each and every passage come with teacher notes as well as discussion and text-dependent questions that fuel class discussions and drive students back to the text to read closely and grapple with the information presented. The questions for each passage fall into the categories of science content, and reading and language arts.
Science Content – Sample Questions
1. What is a classification system?
2. Based on the text, how is a class different than a phylum?
3. What is one thing mammals and birds have in common?
Reading and Language Arts – Sample Questions
1. Which paragraph from the text BEST shows the importance of classifying organisms?
2. What does the word “encountered” mean as it is used in the text?
3. Which sentence or phrase from the text helps the reader to understand the meaning of the word “encountered”?
4. What text structure does the author use in the 2nd paragraph?
5. What is one synonym for the word “type” as it used in the 1st paragraph?
Every single passage includes a short pre-assessment for you to give your students to assess prior-knowledge and give you a launching point for your lesson. In addition, all six of life science units included a unit assessment with questions assessing the students understanding the science content from all of the passages for that unit.
THE INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK COMPONENTS
Each passage comes with an interactive notebook flipable or activity. These are excellent and engaging tools to help students cement their learning. Each of the interactive notebook components are specifically formatted to fit either a traditional student composition book or the newly popular half-composition books! I have also included full-color photos of every INB activity in both formats for your reference. Your students will love showcasing their learning in their own personalized science close reading interactive notebook.
INCLUDED UNITS AND PASSAGES
1. Reasons for Classification
2. The Classification System
3. Classification of Vertebrates
4. Classification of Invertebrates
5. Classification of Other Organisms
1. The Wondrous Cell
2. Parts of a Cell
3. Cells Working Together
4. How do Organs Work Together
HUMAN BODY SYSTEMS
1. The Circularity System
3. The Heart
4. Arteries, Capillaries, and Veins
5. The Respiratory System
6. Systems Working Together
7. The Urinary System
8. The Digestive System
1. How Do Leaves Help a Plant
3. Stems and Roots
4. Plant Reproduction
5. Plant Growth
3. Rainforests and Deciduous Forests
4. Grasslands and Taiga
5. Desert and Tundra
6. Rivers and Wetlands
7. Coral Reefs and the Deep Sea
10. Food Chains and Food Webs
11. Energy Pyramids
12. The Nitrogen Cycle
13. The Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Cycle
CHANGES AND ADAPTATIONS
1. Animals Can Change Ecosystems
2. People Can Change Ecosystems
3. Changes Cause Changes
5. Traits That Are Inherited
6. Traits That are Not Inherited
BECAUSE THIS BUNDLE IS OVER 400 PAGES, WITH YOUR PURCHASE YOU WILL RECEIVE THE LINK TO A GOOGLE DRIVE FOLDER THAT HAS ALL 6 UNITS FOR YOU TO DOWNLOAD. PLAESE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A GOOGLE ACCOUNT AND YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH DOWNLOADING DOCUMENTS FROM GOOLE DRIVE!
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