The Dust Bowl (880L) – Man’s Collision with the Environment - Science Info Txt

The Dust Bowl (880L) – Man’s Collision with the Environment - Science Info Txt
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3.9
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Word Document File

(154 KB|3 pages)
Product Description

The piece of informational text (880L) supports the science concept of how man affects his environment and also brings in the concept of weathering and erosion. Included are Common-core style questions making it easy to integrate science and reading.

Supports Standards:

NGSSS: SC.4.L.17.4 Recognize ways plants and animals, including humans, can impact the environment.

SC.4.E.6.4 Describe the basic differences between physical weathering (breaking down of rock by wind, water, ice, temperature change, and plants) and erosion (movement of rock by gravity, wind, water, and ice).

NGSS: 4-ESS2-1

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. 

Visit us at:

Website - https://www.candlelightscience.com

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

If you have questions please contact mhuling1@outlook.com

Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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