Science Readers: Georgia Edition: Grade 1

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  • Grade: 1
  • Item: 84942
  • ISBN: 9781493879427
  • Language: English
Description

Bring science standards to life with these engaging, colorful readers! Science Readers: Georgia Edition: Grade 1 Kit is a dynamic collection of digital and print resources that integrates scientific content with literacy skills, allowing first grade students to explore scientific topics in meaningful ways. Specifically created to align to the new Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for Science, each grade-level kit is developed by educators to teach critical science concepts and themes and keep students engaged as they learn. This kit includes 12 different titles that will develop students' reading and writing skills as they build content-area literacy in three strands of science: earth science, life science, and physical science. Each reader includes examples of scientific practices and hands-on activities to support content-area concepts.

Science Readers: Georgia Edition: Grade 1 Kit includes:

  • 6 copies of each reader in print and digital formats and a corresponding lesson plan for each title
  • High-interest leveled readers to engage students of all ability levels
  • Academic vocabulary for science
  • Hands-on science activities
  • Digital resources to support 21st century learning and professional development including eBooks, lesson plans, and audio recordings

Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 16 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats, and leveled pairs for differentiation
  • Teacher's Guide with reading, writing, and science objectives
  • 16 Data-Analysis Activities
  • Digital Resources including books, text of each title, lab activities, and reproducibles
  • The Futures Channel® videos

Books - 16 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book

Paired leveled readers support one concept within a unit of study, providing students with scientific informational text at their individual reading levels. Each book will draw students' attention to essential vocabulary and offer numerous pictures, graphics, and illustrations to support the text. A lab activity awaits students at the end of each book.

Teacher's Guide

Provide teachers with a way to integrate their teaching of language arts and science while making accommodations for differences in student reading abilities and levels of understanding. Each lesson employs the 5E model of instruction, which encourages an inquiry-based learning environment.

Teacher's Guide

16 Data-Analysis Activities

Data-Analysis Activities present concepts and data related to the topic of the unit and support the content of the readers.

Digital Resources

  • Books in digital format
  • Text of readers
  • Lab activities
  • Student reproducibles

Videos

Teachers are provided eight short videos from The Futures Channel® in each kit. These videos are ideally suited to introducing concepts, activating prior knowledge, and inspiring interest in sometimes complex and abstract concepts.

Correlations to National, State, and Province Standards


FOSS Science Readers Standards


Next Generation Science Standards

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