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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
$1.50
6 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
SC.3.L.17.1 Describe how animals and plants respond to changing seasons.TEKS 2.9 Organisms and environments. The student knows that living organisms have basic needs that must be met for them to survive within their environment. The student is
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
Bring a little history into your lesson about electricity and circuits with this piece of complex text (550L, 450+ words). Covers standards:SC.3.P.11.1 Investigate, observe, and explain that things that give off light often also give off heat.
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.35
4 ratings
4.0
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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
$1.25
6 ratings
3.8
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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
2 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of complex (640L) text covers the concept of light (i.e., reflection, refraction, absorption, sources, etc.). The text comes complete with Common-Core style question to make this a print ready lesson for integrating science and
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
6 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
This piece of informational text (700L, 600 words) supports to science concept of seasonal changes for plants and animals. There are also included common core-style questions so this piece can become the perfect way to integrate science into the
Subjects:
Environment, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.25
1 rating
3.0
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By Candlelight Science
The set of leveled science readers (490L, 450L, 390L) is a fun read with lots of great images. It comes complete with Common Core style questions making it perfect for some science/ELA integration. Supports Standards:TEKS 2.1 Scientific
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
3 ratings
4.0
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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
$1.99
4 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This is a set of leveled (3) readers that includes a set of 5 common-core style questions. This reading passage is great for a close read. You will make your reading coach smile. Covers Standards: SC.1.E.5.1 Observe and discuss that there are more
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
5 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This reader (220L) can be used as informational text during reading centers to cover the kindergarten science standards covering the Sun, Moon and the Stars. It comes complete with a set of questions.Supports Standards:TEKS K.3 Scientific
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.35
2 ratings
3.8
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of informational text (670L and 750 words) covers the basics of the rock cycle. It also has ELA-style questions to promote its use as a supplement in the reading block. Supports Standards: SC.4.E.6.1 Identify the three categories of
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of informational text (700L, 700+ words) can be used to support the learning of the power of the wind as an energy source. There are also Common Core-style question included to help make the integration between science and the reading
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of leveled informational text (770L) helps students understand the tough concept of of variables. Besides the science concept, we have also included Common Core style, so that this piece of complex text can easily be used within the
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.35
3 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This set of 3 leveled readers covers the concept of how things move in both direction and fast and slow. There are also questions included.Covers Standard:SC.K.P.12.1 Investigate that things move in different ways, such as fast, slow, etc.TEKS K.4
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Literature Circles, 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
This is a set of 3 leveled readers. Covers Standard: SC.K.E.5.1 Explore the Law of Gravity by investigating how objects are pulled toward the ground unless something holds them up.Readability: All of our text is checked with multiple metrics to
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
5 ratings
3.8
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of information text (700L, 1000 words) covers the science topic of properties of matter. It also includes 5 common core-style questions so this piece of text for integration of science and reading. Supports Standards: SC.5.P.8.1 Compare
Subjects:
Physical Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.35
1 rating
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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