Candlelight Science

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Candlelight Science
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By Candlelight Science
This middle school text is a fun read that helps students break the common misconceptions associated with the difference between mass and weight. At a two levels (approaching & on grade and at 750+words) it is perfect for a close read to
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.75
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of complex text (1000 words and 2 reading levels) packs it all in. It covers photosynthesis, where the mass of a tree really comes from, and how this is all connected with climate change, all inside a fun little story. Science teachers,
Subjects:
Environment, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$3.00
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By Candlelight Science
This is a fun passage integrated the knowledge of basketball to support an understanding of weight, mass and gravity. Passage come complete with 5 ELA style questions, making this perfect for a close read. (729 words)Supports Standards: NGSSS:
Subjects:
Science, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
3
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By Candlelight Science
Do your students struggle with the nature and practice of science standards? If so, this resource is for you. We have filled this book with 12 pieces of complex text. Everything you would need to teach these concepts through reading strategies. We
Subjects:
Other (Science), Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Science Centers
$5.00
4
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By Candlelight Science
This article would be a great close read to satisfy your principals Reading in the Content request. Your reading coach will be impressed when they see this Leveled (2 levels: Approaching & On Grade, 980+ words) article written to meet the grade
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.75
3
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By Candlelight Science
A fun read that exposes students to the concept of acids and bases. Two levels (approaching & on grade) are providing to meet the needs of your students. Like all our text, is is written according to the recommendation of Common Core for complex
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.50
5
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By Candlelight Science
his article would be a great close read to satisfy your principals Reading in the Content request. Your reading coach will be impressed when they see this leveled passage (approaching & on grade) article written to meet the grade band text
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.25
1
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By Candlelight Science
Looking for complex test to be used for content area reading? This article is written at the middle school level. The article explains the difference and interrelationships between science, engineering and technology. Comes complete with ELA-style
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
4
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By Candlelight Science
A great article for a close read. Better yet, get you ELA friends to do it for you. This piece even comes with ELA-style questions. How is that for integration? :) This is a fun read about the Periodic Table, from its development to its
Subjects:
Chemistry, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.50
5
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By Candlelight Science
Product DescriptionThis piece of informational text (800+s) supports the science concepts of forces (balanced and unbalanced) through the adventures of legendary Olympic skier, Eddie the Eagle. A great little story that would be perfect for a close
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.50
1
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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
2
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By Candlelight Science
What have scientists learned about earthquakes since the famous 1906 San Francisco earthquake? This articles makes a great fun read, but is packed with information about the root cause of earthquakes, plate tectonics. Make your reading coach happy
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.75
1
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By Candlelight Science
Text has 2 levels (on grade and approaching) to meet the needs of your young readers.Comes complete with 5 reading comprehension questions. Supports Standards: SC.7.P.11.4 Observe and describe that heat flows in predictable ways, moving from warmer
Subjects:
Reading, Science, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.50
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By Candlelight Science
Come along on this story written in a realistic fiction format as siblings gather berries and watch animals filling their role in the ecosystem.Has 2 levels *(on grade and approaching).Includes 5 reading comprehension questions. Supports
Subjects:
Reading, Science, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.50
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By Candlelight Science
In this text, written in a realistic fiction, helps students understand the concept of heredity. Comes complete with two levels (on level and approaching) to support all your young readers. Includes 5 reading comprehension questions. Supports
Subjects:
Reading, Science, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$3.00
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By Candlelight Science
This story is based on the historic eruption of Mt. Pinatubo over 25 years ago. The text has been written to accommodate the complexity requirements of the Common Core standards (2 levels: on grade and approaching). If you are looking for Reading in
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.75
3
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By Candlelight Science
This article is great for a close read to satisfy your principals Reading in the Content request. Your reading coach will be impressed when they see this Lexiled (1120L, 1400+ words) article written to meet the grade band text complexity
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.25
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By Candlelight Science
Your students will learn about the phases of the moon during this easy to digest narrative between a your boy and his grandfather. Has 2 levsls (Approaching and On Grade).Comes with 5 reading comprehension questions.Supports standards: NGSSS
Subjects:
Reading, Science, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.75
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By Candlelight Science
Has 2 Levels (Approaching and On Grade)Comes complete with 5 reading comprehension questions. Supports standards: SC.6.P.12.1 Measure and graph distance versus time for an object moving at a constant speed. Interpret this relationship.
Subjects:
Reading, Science, Close Reading
Grades:
6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$2.75
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By Candlelight Science
Supports Standards: SC.7.P.11.2 Investigate and describe the transformation of energy from one form to another.SC.7.P.11.3 Cite evidence to explain that energy cannot be created nor destroyed, only changed from one form to another.MS-PS2-3
Subjects:
Science, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$3.00
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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.

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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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