Candlelight Science

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Candlelight Science
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By Candlelight Science
My co-author and friend Ali was determined that we write this piece as it has a special place in her heart. Students will discover learned and innate behavorial traits in this interesting text about dogs. BTW - The cover displays my dog, Curie. This
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.00
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By Candlelight Science
Check out this great article. Use this for a close read and satisfy your principals Reading in the Content request. Your reading coach will be impressed when they see this Lexiled (710L, 800+ words) article written to meet the grade band text
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
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By Candlelight Science
This piece (589 word) of text covers the basics of the different kinds of weathering. It's great for a close read in either a science or reading center. Supports Standards:SC.4.E.6.4 Describe the basic differences between physical weathering
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
11
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of informational text (860L= On Grade Version and an Approaching level, 900+ words) supports the concept of weathering and erosion and also includes the soicioscientific issue of water usage. Included are common core-style question to
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.00
7
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By Candlelight Science
One of Doc's all-time favorites as it was inspired by conversations with students. As the title indicates, this piece of complex text (2 levels; on grade and approaching with over 831 words) explains why the ocean is salty by connecting weathering
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.00
6
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of complex text (710L, 700 words) takes the reader through the process of identifying minerals within a story format the students can understand. A fun piece of text for the student, but covers everything a textbook would include and with
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
7
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By Candlelight Science
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
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
7
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By Candlelight Science
An easy way to support or review students knowledge of Florida resources with this article. Includes 5 ELA-style questions to keep your reading coach happy. Supports:SC.4.E.6.3 Recognize that humans need resources found on Earth and that these are
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.25
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of informational text (2 levels {One-Grade, Approaching, approx. 1100 words) promotes the understanding of the use of variables through a real world situation of baseball. Included with this text is a full compliment of literacy support,
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.25
4
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By Candlelight Science
This 600 word passage describes our past and current knowledge about the patterns we observe in the night sky. This would be great for a reading or science center. Supports the following standards:SC.4.E.5.2 Describe the changes in the observable
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of informational text (870L, 600 words) supports the science concept of human's impact on the environment. Include with the text are common core style question so this piece of text can be used to integrate science within the reading
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas
$1.35
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By Candlelight Science
Help your students understand the concept of speed in a way they can understand. Comes complete with 5 ELA-style questions. Supports Standards:SC.4.P.12.1 SC.4.P.12.2NGSS 4-PS3-1TEKS 6.8 Force, motion, and energy. The student knows force and motion
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
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By Candlelight Science
Let's get those ELA folks working for science teachers by doing a close read on tthis text. Even includes Common Core style questions. Cover:SC.4.L.17.1 Compare the seasonal changes in Florida plants and animals to those in other regions of the
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
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By Candlelight Science
A great little piece of informational text to help your students better understand the role of matter in the world. Comes with 2 reading levels (on-grade for 5th and an approaching level). Also comes complete with 5 ELA-style questions.Supports
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
5th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
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By Candlelight Science
A great passage to help students understand the concept of erosion. Includes 5 ELA-style questions.Supports standards: SC.4.E.6.4 Describe the basic differences between physical weathering (breaking down of rock by wind, water, ice, temperature
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
3
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By Candlelight Science
A great review of the rock cycle. Comes complete with 5 ELA-style questions. Written to meet the text complexity recommendations of Common Core with two levels (on grade and approaching) to meet the needs of your students. Supports Standards:
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.50
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of complex (830L) text is designed to teach students about the local space economy in Florida. A great historical piece that brings up a socioscientific issue of how our US astronauts must hitch a ride to the International Space Station.
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
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By Candlelight Science
A great piece of test to get your young scientists started off on the right foot. Your students will learn about the traits that are common to scientists. They will also learn about the differences between an investigation and an experiment, the
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of informational text (780L, 1000 words) support the science concept that includes the characteristics of the objects that inhabit our solar system, inner and outer planets, asteroids, moon and comets. Included with this text are Common
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
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By Candlelight Science
Check out this great article that explains how air masses influence wind speed and direction. This article can also satisfy your principal's Reading in the Content request. Your reading coach will be impressed when they see this on-grade level text
Subjects:
Science, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Science Centers
$1.25
2
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

We are all well-seasoned veterans of science education. From lesson plans to books. We have produced curriculum at the District level and at the corporate level. You can find our work under the banner of CK12.org and eduSmart.com. Our work can even be found in the NSTA bookstore. Examples: Designing Meaningful STEM Lessons (2018) and a chapter in Adolescent Literature as a Complement to the Content Areas by R&L Publishing.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Constructivist

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Ali: B.S in Elementary Education - UF; Sara Stoquert - B.S in Elementary Education; Katie - B.S in Elementary Education - USF M.S. in Science Education Marjorie - M.D.; Doc - B.S. in Earth Science - SIU-E; MS in Science Ed. - Florida State; Ph.D. in Science Education- USF

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