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By Candlelight Science
This is a set of 3 Lexiled (Leveled Readers). Included are a set of questions that are aligned to the Common Core Standards.Covers Standard:SC.K.L.14.3 Observe plants and animals, describe how they are alike and how they are different in the way
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of informational text (790L, 550+ words) supports the science concept of being prepared for severe weather. We have included both science and Common Core-style questions to make integrating science and reading a breeze. NGSSS: SC.5.E.7.7:
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.35
1 rating
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
Take an adventure to Chile to learn about telescopes and what they can do for us. This piece of text would be a great close read (690L, 500+ words) to integrate science and reading. Don't worry, James Bond didn't really blow up the Paranal
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.35
1 rating
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
Who can't resist reading about America's favorite pastime? Great for a close read to satisfy your principals Reading in the Content request. Your reading coach will be impressed when they see this Leveled & Lexiled (430L, 350L, & 300L)
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
2 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This set of Lexiled & Leveled readers (460L, 400L, 360L) covers the topics of both plants and animals with regard to their adapted plants. Great pictures and plenty of descriptions to make this a worthy read. Supports Standards:SC.2.L.17.2
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
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By Candlelight Science
This Lexiled science article helps students understand the importance of water.Supports Standards:5-ESS2-2 Earth's Systems SC.4.P.8.2 Explore the Law of Conservation of Mass by demonstrating that the mass of a whole object is always the same as the
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.25
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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
2 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
A fun close read to help students gain a better understand our everyday relationship with water in its 3 phases. Comes complete with 5 ELA-style questions. Supports Standards: SC.3.P.9.1 Describe the changes water undergoes when it changes state
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This article set ( On Grade & Approaching) helps students recognize and explain that science is grounded in empirical observations that are testable; explanation must always be linked with evidence. Written to meet the Common Core
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of complex text (760L) supports the science concept of atomic theory. A great addition to the reading block to make a science/ELA integration possible. Included are Common Core-style questions. SC.5.P.8.1 Compare and contrast the basic
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.25
2 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
Why do cows need magnets? The answer is an amazing hook for students as they read about the practical implications of magnets. Who knew? This is great for a close read and comes complete with ELA style questions.SC.4.P.8.4 Investigate and describe
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
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By Candlelight Science
A great way to support your young science in their quest to learn about the forms of energy. This reader has three levels (360L, 400L, 450L). It comples complete with 4 ELA Common core style questions. Supports standards: SC.2.P.10.1 Discuss that
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
1 rating
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By Candlelight Science
This reader is designed to help your young scientist learn about soils. It includes three reading levels (390L, 430L, 490L). Every reader includes 5 ELA Common Core aligned questions. Supports standards: SC.2.E.6.2 Describe how small pieces of rock
Subjects:
Reading, Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
3 ratings
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By Candlelight Science
Original assessment questions covering Florida standards SC.5.E.5.1. SC.5.E.5.2, & SC.5.E.5.3Recognize that a galaxy consists of gas, dust, and many stars, including any objects orbiting the stars. Identify our home galaxy as the Milky
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
5th
Types:
Assessment
$2.25
2 ratings
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By Candlelight Science
Original assessment questions covering Florida standards SC.5.L.15.1Describe how, when the environment changes, differences between individuals allow some plants and animals to survive and reproduce while others die or move to new locations.
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
5th
Types:
Assessment
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3 ratings
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By Candlelight Science
Original assessment questions covering Florida standards: Forms of EnergySC.5.P.10.1 SC.5.P.10.2Investigate and describe some basic forms of energy, including light, heat, sound, electrical, chemical, and mechanical.Investigate and explain that
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
5th
Types:
Assessment
$2.00
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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
1 rating
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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
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By Candlelight Science
The set of leveled (3) text supports the concepts of pushes and pulls through energy changes. Questions are included. SC.K.P.13.1 Observe that a push or a pull can change the way an object is moving. 3-PS2-1 Each force acts on one particular object
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Literature Circles, Science Centers
$1.75
1 rating
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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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