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
$1.75
10 ratings
4.0
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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
$1.75
2 ratings
4.0
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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
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of complex text (1050L, 1000 words) 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, this would be a
Subjects:
Environment, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
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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
$1.75
1 rating
4.0
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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
$1.75
5 ratings
4.0
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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
$1.75
3 ratings
3.8
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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
$1.75
1 rating
4.0
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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
$1.35
3 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
To the recovering physics teacher in me, I have to admit, I love sonic booms. Everything about them is cool, from the visuals to the science behind. I have tried to throw it all into this fun read, history, the science of sound, and the cause of the
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.35
1 rating
4.0
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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
$1.75
2 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
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 (1130L, 1100+ words) article written to meet the grade band text complexity requirements for Common
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
A bit of history and a lot of content, this text has it all. This piece of complex text (860L, 900+ words), perfect for a close read covers the affect of different mediums on waves. Step on board and satisfy your requirements for Reading in the
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
Have you ever visited Florida in the summer? If so, you will know about the tremendous thunderstorms that come to life in the moist hot atmosphere over the Florida peninsula. This article explains the process of storm development, explaining in
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
1 rating
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
Great for a close read for your middle schoolers to satisfy your principals Reading in the Content request. Your reading coach will be impressed when they see this piece of leveled text (approaching and on grade) article written to meet the grade
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
1 rating
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
It may have once been true, but not anymore. What goes up may not always come back down. This piece is designed as an overview of Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation. It would be perfect for a close read in either the science or literacy block.
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
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By Candlelight Science
How about a little integration of science and reading? Science reading passage complete with ELA style common core aligned questions. Passage includes 2 levels (on grade and approaching to meet the needs of your students. Supports Standards:
Subjects:
Reading, Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
1 rating
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
How about a little integration of science and reading? Science reading passage set comes complete with ELA style common core aligned questions.Set contains two levels (ON Grade and Approaching) to meet the needs of your students. Supports Standards:
Subjects:
Reading, Science, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
1 rating
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
Learn all about atoms with this 3 page piece of informational text with over 900 words of fun for your students to read. Even better, the text itself meets the Common Core requirements for complex text (2 levels: on grade and approaching; on grade
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
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By Candlelight Science
Passage supports Florida NGSSS standards: SC.6.L.14.5 Identify and investigate the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestive, respiratory, circulatory, reproductive, excretory, immune, nervous, and musculoskeletal) and
Subjects:
Science, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
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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.; Milt - B.S. in Earth Science - SIU-E; MS in Science Ed. - Florida State; Ph.D. in Science Education- USF

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