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
A great science reader for centers and includes questions. Lexiles at 320. Supports standards: SC.1.L.16.1 Make observations that plants and animals closely resemble their parents, but variations exist among individuals within a population.K.10
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.45
6 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This Lexiled set of readers (320, 360, & 380L) covers the topic of the basic needs of plants and animals. The set comes complete with Common Core-style questions so you can integrate science into your reading block.Covers Standard: SC.1.L.17.1
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.75
17 ratings
3.9
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of informational text (870L, 600 words) supports the science concept of human's impact on the environment. Include with the text are common core style question so this piece of text can be used to integrate science within the reading
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas
$1.35
4 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This piece of text (550L, 500+ words) is perfect for covering plant parts and their needs, the basis for photosynthesis which will came in later years. SC.3.L.14.1 Describe structures in plants and their roles in food production, support, water and
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.40
12 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
The stories backdrop is a solar eclipses. Students learn about many aspects of the Sun through this piece of complex text (550L, %00+ words). A great piece for a close read during the ELA block to integrate reading and science. Supports
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.35
6 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
This reader (710L, 650+ words) supports the science concept that plants respond to stimuli such as light, heat and gravity, A great piece of text to include in the ELA block as a close read to preview or review this important topic. Comes complete
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.40
5 ratings
4.0
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By Candlelight Science
The piece of informational text (880L) supports the science concept of how man affects his environment and also brings in the concept of weathering and erosion. Included are Common-core style questions making it easy to integrate science and
Subjects:
General Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.40
6 ratings
3.9
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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 (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
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
3 ratings
3.7
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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
$1.35
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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
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
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
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)
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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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