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Save 30% on this bundle of life science reading and emergency sub plans. This is a great way to align literacy and science. Each plan has a 2 page newspaper with accompanying worksheets. Most plans are differentiated.
Plan 1 The Circulatory System - The Daily Corpuscle is a 2 page newspaper covering topics on the Circulatory System. There is plenty of humor that your students will enjoy (and groan at!). This is a great resource with a nice blend of fact and humor. A worksheet accompanies this which is ideal for interactive science notebooks. Another worksheet on veins, arteries, capillaries and a pulse and graphing activity complete this lesson.
Plan 2 The Digestive System - The Science Digest is a 2 page newspaper with sword swallowing, bugs and laundry intertwined with interesting facts about the digestive system. It has an accompanying worksheet and graphing activity.
Plan 3 The Respiratory System
Breathless! is a 2 page newspaper with interesting facts about the pulmonary system. A worksheet on respiration accompanies this.
Also included is an activity on the effect of exercise on breathing activity and graphing activity.
Plan 4 - Louis Pasteur and Vaccines
2 page newspaper on Louis Pasteur and his discovery of vaccines. This is accompanied by a worksheet that the students will work on based on the newsletter. A teacher answer sheet accompanies this.
Plan 5 - Photosynthesis
2 page newspaper on the important milestones in the discovery of photosynthesis with accompanying worksheet and teacher answer sheet.
Plan 6 - The Strange Truth About Zombie Ants
Zombie ants, mind control, neurotoxins, what's not to like? This article is laid out in a newspaper format with images to grab your reader's attention. It is a 2 page article with questions on the text and a teacher answer sheet is included. A differentiated version also with questions and answer sheet is also included. Just print back to back and go.
Plan 7 - The Strange Truth About Zombie Crickets
Zombie crickets, mind control, neurotransmitters, what's not to like? This article is laid out in a newspaper format with images to grab your reader's attention. It is a 2 page article with questions on the text and a teacher answer sheet is included. A differentiated version is also included.
Plan 8 - The Strange Truth About Vampire Bats
Bloodthirsty vampire bats, what's not to like? The truth though might be a bit different. One of my favorite articles (I've grown fond of these guys!) This article is laid out in a newspaper format with images to grab your reader's attention. It is a 2 page article with questions on the text and a teacher answer sheet is included. A differentiated version is also included.
Plan 9 - Mendel and Heredity
A lovely reading article on Mendel and his famous pea experiments. A great introduction to genetics. This plan comes with a Inherited/Non-Inherited sort as well.
Plan 10 - Tales from the Crypt! This wasp was only discovered in 2017. It is fascinating and terrible. Your students will love it!
Plan 11 - Circadian Rhythms. In Dec 2017 Irish scientists discovered that the timing of autoimmune infection can determine the severity of the infection. Getting infected at midday or midnight can make a difference. Read all about it in this engaging article.
Plan 12 Rat Race - the extraordinary story of how rats are being used to clear landmines and detect TB.
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