Light It Up Unit BUNDLE

Light It Up Unit BUNDLE
Light It Up Unit BUNDLE
Light It Up Unit BUNDLE
Light It Up Unit BUNDLE
Light It Up Unit BUNDLE
Light It Up Unit BUNDLE
Light It Up Unit BUNDLE
Light It Up Unit BUNDLE
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Light It Up – Integrated Science Language Arts Unit BUNDLE

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The Unit-Bundle has all the components of the Vocabulary Bundle, Fluency Bundle, Writing Bundle, Nonfiction supports, Science A-Z support, Roll Read Graph Games and additionally includes Daily Five centers cards.

The Light it Up Unit Bundle contains both, a 300+ page document with all the components and a zip-file with all the separate components.

Light it Up Writing
• Light It Up - Essays
• Light It Up - Idioms and Persuasive
• Light It Up - Quotes

1. Light It Up Essays
• What is Light
• How light moves
• Man-made vs. Natural
• How we see color
• Light in Medicine

2. Light it Up Writing with Idioms and Persuasive
• Beginning to See the Light – narrative about learning
• Blind Spot – O.R.E.O. Persuasive
• More to Him Than Meets the Eye – character change over time
• Out Like a Light – using a hook and moving the plot
• Blind Leading the Blind – “How to” functional text
• Incandescent vs. CFL – Argument (and rebuttal)
• Turn It Off or Leave It On? Persuasive problem solving
• Compare/Contrast using Lightbulb organizer
• Light is, can, has

3. Light it Up Inspirational Quote Writing
Are you a multitasker? If so, you’ll understand why I use these science, character education, figurative language and writing lessons, all wrapped in one! Our science time is extended into writing and character education when we discuss quotes, idioms and sayings. These four inspirational quotes focus on light, and the figurative language of light, darkness and seeing with the heart.

Each prompt includes:
1. Grayscale poster
2. Full Color Poster
3. Print friendly version (perfect for reduced sized in Interactive Note Books)
4. Prewrite graphic organizer
5. Organizer with writing space
6. Quote with writing space

Light it Up Quotes:
1. Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. Bishop Desmond Tutu
2. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller
3. There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Edith Wharton
4. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Martin Luther King Jr.

Teacher Tips
1. Class Discussion - Place the full page poster on chart paper and conduct a class discussion prior to writing.
2. Post-it Ideas - Use 3 colors of post-it notes for students interacting with the three questions found in the graphic organizer.
3. Large Poster - Later, I usually choose 3-4 of the post-its in each category to make a whole-class poster, including the student’s name who suggested the idea. This makes a nice centerpiece on a bulletin board for their final writing.
4. Writing About Character Quotes - Three levels of difficulty are included – 1. With graphic organizer and sentence frame support. 2. With graphic organizer, but without supports. 3. No supports and room to illustrate a personal connection.
5. Mini Posters - Print the poster size multiple times on one page. The small posters are great for interactive notebooks. Students make a web of ideas coming from the mini-poster; use it for the rough draft; or have students make their own ways to interact with the quote.

Light it Up – Nonfiction Fluency – 8 Pack
These passages address several key fluency issues –
• breaking the text into manageable pieces for lower readers
• adding a simple picture to make it more accessible
• using content vocabulary with a definition in the text
• integrating high interest science and social studies topics
• comprehension questions ranging from ‘right there’ to higher order questions
• parent/adult support
• 130-180 words per passage

Each fluency topic includes
• Full color version for phrasing
• Print friendly
• Comprehension page

Light Topics in the bundle
• Reflection
• Mirrors
• Periscopes
• Absorption
• Refraction
• Shadows
• Shadow Art
• Moon Shadows

Light it Up – Nonfiction and Science A-Z Supports
Light It Up Nonfiction Supports Include:
• Jigsaw Barn-fold
• Light Vocabulary Quiz
• Lens Vocabulary Quiz
• Nonfiction Text Feature Graphic Organizer
• Text Feature Quiz
• Refraction foldable
• Transparent, Translucent, Opaque foldable,
• Reflection, Refraction, Absorption foldable

Light It Up Science A to Z Mini-book Supports Include:
• Jigsaw Barn-fold for Intermediate (grade 5/6) book; with and without headings
• Jigsaw Barn-fold for Elementary book
• Nonfiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt for both levels
• Vocabulary Foldable
• Text dependent quiz - RI3.8 (connections between sentences and paragraph)
• Vocabulary and sequence quiz

Light it Up – Roll Read and Graph

Each Roll Read Graph game includes:
• 2 premade versions of the dice (vocabulary or definitions)
• Blank die for your own variations
• 3 full-page size graphs (vocabulary, definition or blank) Hint: Print two to a page to save paper.
• Class suggestions and differentiation for special needs
• Over 20 higher order thinking questions with Common Core Math Procedural standards
• Directions and sample graph
• Answer key (for student or teacher reference)

Game 1: Roll Read Graph – Science A to Z
1. shadow
2. light
3. colors
4. absorb
5. source
6. energy

Game 2: Roll Read Graph – Light Vocabulary
1. opaque
2. translucent
3. transparent
4. reflection
5. refraction
6. absorption

Light it Up – Vocabulary Bundle
Vocabulary Bundle Includes Four Coordinating Parts
• Word Wall
• Vocabulary Posters
• Vocabulary Foldables
• 4-Part Vocabulary Game Cards

Light It Up Word Wall
• Matching graphics with posters
• Large clear font
• Extra versions for elementary/intermediate
• Alphabetical
Hint: Place colored paper behind before laminating. Color code by part of speech, ex. Green=nouns; Blue=adjectives etc.

Light It Up – 4 Part Vocabulary Game Cards
Each vocabulary word has 4 parts
• definition
• bold word
• sentence
• illustration
For a fun team game – make the matches, by assigning one student to a type of card (ex. You can only touch illustrations). Team work is required! Start with only 6 words, then add more.
Do you have limited color copies? A set has been included with only the illustrations to limit the page count on color copies.

Light It Up –Vocabulary Posters
• kid friendly definition
• alphabetically sorted
• used in a sentence
• coordinating illustrations with word wall and games

Fun Ideas:
• Place these around the room for a scavenger hunt
• Print 9 to a page as trading cards
• Create a glossary for unit words
• Print 4 to a page and tape to students backs. Can they figure out what word is on their back by getting hints from peers?

Light It Up –Vocabulary Foldables
Students interact with vocabulary, then glue these foldables into their science journals for revisiting all year. Each foldable has 6 words on a theme. This makes it easy to make turn the vocabulary into dice games.
To use: Students trace the word, write a definition and a sentence, then draw a picture or connection to the word.

Four foldable versions included (plus a blank one):
• How Light Behaves (with and without graphics)
o opaque
o translucent
o transparent
o reflection
o refraction
o absorption

• Lenses (with and without graphics)
o lens
o nearsighted
o farsighted
o focus
o concave
o convex

• Human Eye (with and without graphics)
o cornea
o optic nerve
o retina
o rods + cones
o iris
o pupil

• Spectrum (with and without graphics)
o X-ray
o gamma ray
o infrared
o ultraviolet
o microwave
o electromagnetic spectrum

• Blank Version – make your own

Light It Up Vocabulary
1. absorb
2. absorption
3. artificial
4. beam
5. binoculars
6. blind spot
7. CFL bulbs
8. camera
9. color
10. compound eyes
11. concave
12. conductor
13. cones
14. convex
15. cornea
16. diffraction
17. electromagnetic spectrum
18. energy
19. farsighted
(2 versions)
20. filament
21. focus
22. frequency
23. gamma ray
24. glasses
25. heat
26. illusion
27. incandescent bulb
28. infrared
29. insulator
30. iris
31. LED
32. laser
33. lens
34. light
35. light year
36. microscope
37. natural light
38. nearsighted
(2 versions)
39. opaque
40. ophthalmologist
(2 versions)
41. optic nerve
42. optical
43. optometrist
44. peripheral
45. photons
46. polarized
47. prism
48. pupil
49. radiant energy
50. rainbow
51. ray
52. reflection
53. refraction
54. retina
55. rods & cones
56. rods
57. senses
58. shadow
59. source
60. spectrum
61. speed of light
62. translucent
63. transparent
64. ultraviolet
65. visible
66. wave
67. wavelength
68. white light
69. X-ray

Please visit my store for these supporting documents –

Light It Up Unit BUNDLE which includes all of the Light It Up Bundles and activities, and a bonus Daily 5 Centers supplement.
Light It Up – Writing BUNDLE
o Light It Up – Essay Writing
o Light It Up – Idioms and Persuasive Writing
o Light It Up - Inspirational Quotes

Light Energy Nonfiction Vocabulary BUNDLE which includes:
o Light It Up - Vocabulary Word Wall
o Light It Up - Vocabulary 4-Part Game Cards
o Light It Up - Vocabulary Posters
o Light It Up - Vocabulary Foldables

Light Energy Nonfiction Fluency BUNDLE which includes:
o Light Nonfiction Fluency- Mirrors
o Light Nonfiction Fluency- Periscopes
o Light Nonfiction Fluency- Absorption
o Light Nonfiction Fluency- Refraction
o Light Nonfiction Fluency- Shadows
o Light Nonfiction Fluency- Shadow Art
o Light Nonfiction Fluency- Moon Shadows

Light It Up - Roll Read Graph Word Work
Light It Up – Nonfiction, Essential Qs, Journal and more
Light It Up –Science A-Z Supports

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