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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
This Lexiled and leveled reader set (460L, 390L, & 340L) is great for reading and learning about plant parts, their functions, as well as plant needs. Our team has even included Common Core style questions making this a perfect addition to
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
3 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
Great for a close read to support your inquiry. Better yet, have your ELA friends do it for you in the reading block. Comes complete with ELA-style questions. How is that for integration? Levels are: on grade and approaching.Covers standards:
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (2.87 MB)
By Candlelight Science
This set of leveled text helps students explore the concept of sound from its formation through vibrations to pitch. Questions are included along with the text. Covers Standards: SC.K.P.10.1 Observe that things that make sound vibrate.1-PS4-1 Sound
Subjects:
Science, Short Stories, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Literature Circles, Science Centers
$1.75
3 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
A set of 3 leveled readers and includes Common Core style questions.Covers Science Standard: SC.1.P.13.1 Demonstrate that they way to change the motion of an object is by applying a push or a pull.TEKS 1.6 Force, motion, and energy. The student
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
4 ratings
3.9
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of complex text (850L, 635 words) help support the science concept of how man impacts the environment. A great potential for a close read during the reading block. Includes 5 ELA-style questions. SC.4.L.17.4 Recognize ways plants and
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.10
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.39 MB)
By Candlelight Science
A great article set (2 levels: Aproaching and On-Grade) to integrate reading into the science classroom. Better yet, maybe the ELA teacher will use this in their classroom freeing more time for hands-on science. Your reading coach will smile as this
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (0.78 MB)
By Candlelight Science
Lesson covers the basics of climate zones (polar, temperate, tropical) as they relate to latitude. Covers standards:SC.5.E.7.6 - Describe characteristics (temperature and precipitation) of different climate zones as they relate to latitude,
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Science Centers
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.53 MB)
By Candlelight Science
Created by our resident Ph.D, these assessments items are aligned specifically to Florida's NGSSS. The bundle contains all of the over 70 items, bundled as units. Great for summative or as a formative assessment. Save over 6 dollars by buying this
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
5th
Types:
Assessment
$26.35
$20.00
3 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Candlelight Science
A great addition to any unit on energy. This article details the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. It is written to provide a complex text option for the study of waves. Included is a description of the causes of tidal waves, as well as how energy is
Subjects:
Physical Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.25
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.82 MB)
By Candlelight Science
Ever wonder what it is like to have a father who is a scientist? This piece of text describes such an experience as a young boy learns about gravity on a family road trip. A great opportunity to integrate science and ELA with this piece of complex
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.30
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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
A great close read to help students understand some tough concepts. Comes complete with 5 ELA-style questions. It is sure to make your reading coach smile when she sees this article in students hands. Supports standards:SC.2.E.7.2 Investigate by
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.40
4 ratings
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
Digital Download ZIP (0.48 MB)
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
2 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
How about a little integration of science and reading? Science reading passage (with on grade and approaching levels) complete with ELA style common core aligned questions.Supports Standards:SC.5.P.13.4 Investigate and explain that when a force is
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Literature Circles, Science Centers
$1.75
1 rating
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
A fun read about how animals have traits that help them survive. This text has 5 ELA style questions. Great for integration as science into the ELA block. This version tracks at 0.8 on the Flesh-Kinkaid scale. Supports Standards:(1-LS1-1) All
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.25
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By Candlelight Science
A great article (approaching & on grade level) for a close read to support your inquiry. Better yet, get you ELA friends to do it for you. This piece even comes with 5 ELA-style questions. How is that for integration? :) Supports standards:
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (1.30 MB)
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
4 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOCX (0.03 MB)
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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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