Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade 2

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  • Grade: 2
  • Item: 27634
  • ISBN: 9781425845834
  • Language: English
Description

Build literacy and science content knowledge with high-interest, appropriately leveled nonfiction books featuring hands-on lab activities. This dynamic collection of print and digital resources was specifically developed to meet the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade 2 Kit includes 15 different titles that will develop students' reading and writing skills as they build content-area literacy in multiple strands of science: life science, physical science, Earth and space science, and scientific practices.

The lesson plans include differentiation strategies to help above-, on-, and below-level learners comprehend the material, and suggestions on how to differentiate instruction for the unique needs of English language learners. The lessons are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, and the activities support STEM education.

Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade 2 Kit includes:

  • 6 copies of each title in print and digital formats, and a corresponding lesson plan for each title
  • Digital resources including eBooks and audio recordings of each reader, lesson plans, student activity pages, assessments, and professional development resources

Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 15 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
  • Data-Analysis Activities
  • Digital Resources including books, text of each title, lab activities, and reproducibles
  • The Futures Channel® videos

Books - 15 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.

Earth and Moon 6-Pack

Earth and Moon 6-Pack

Level: 1.9

$43.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 21592


The Earth and the moon are always moving! Learn all about how the moon travels around the Earth and why the moon looks different from night to night. The moon goes through different phases based on its position in relation to the Earth and the sun.

Pollination 6-Pack

Pollination 6-Pack

Level: 2.2

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21619


Plants and insects depend on each other to survive. Insects make it possible for plants to grow because of pollination! Learn all about how plants are pollinated. Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover.

Ecosystems 6-Pack

Ecosystems 6-Pack

Level: 2.4

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21621


There are different kinds of ecosystems all over the world! An ecosystem is the way that living things in an area behave with each other and use the soil, water, and sun. Learn all about the science behind ecosystems in this fascinating reader!

Habitats 6-Pack

Habitats 6-Pack

Level: 2.2

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21622


Different animals need different habitats to match their specific needs. This means the right soil, water, food, light, climate, and predators! Learn all about different habitats and how they help animals survive in this fascinating science reader.

Environment: A World of Change 6-Pack

Environment: A World of Change 6-Pack

Level: 2.8

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21623


The land, water, and air on our planet are always changing! Learn about the water cycle, the rock cycle, volcanoes and earthquakes, fires and floods, adaptation, and more. The Earth is always changing, but it is just a part of life.

The Nature of Matter 6-Pack

The Nature of Matter 6-Pack

Level: 2.7

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21624


Everything is made of matter! Learn all about matter of solids, liquids, and gasses in this informative science reader. Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover.

Earth and Moon 6-Pack

Pollination 6-Pack

Ecosystems 6-Pack

Habitats 6-Pack

Environment: A World of Change 6-Pack

The Nature of Matter 6-Pack

Level: 1.9

$43.99

Level: 2.2

$48.99

Level: 2.4

$48.99

Level: 2.2

$48.99

Level: 2.8

$48.99

Level: 2.7

$48.99

Item Number: 21592

Item Number: 21619

Item Number: 21621

Item Number: 21622

Item Number: 21623

Item Number: 21624

Forces 6-Pack

Forces 6-Pack

Level: 2.5

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21625


Forces are all around us! A force can make something move or stop moving. Even though we cannot see them, forces are always at work. Learn about gravity, friction, and magnetism and how these forces affect our daily lives.

Energy 6-Pack

Energy 6-Pack

Level: 2.2

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21626


Energy comes from many sources. It comes from the sun, wind, water, and more. Learn all about energy and how it works in daily life. Colorful images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover.

Friction 6-Pack

Friction 6-Pack

Level: 2.9

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21627


We experience friction all around us! When you move, you use kinetic energy. Friction slows down kinetic energy. Learn how friction helps us every day. Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to keep students engaged from cover to cover.

Motion 6-Pack

Motion 6-Pack

Level: 2.6

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21628


Learn the science behind motion in this informative, fascinating science reader. This book covers friction, drag, forces, Newton's Laws of Motion, and more!

Water Bodies 6-Pack

Water Bodies 6-Pack

Level: 2.3

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21630


Learn about the water bodies that cover the Earth, including ponds, rivers, oceans, seas, lakes, ponds, wetlands, rivers, and more! Readers will also learn about manmade water bodies. Learn how all of these water bodies form and what differentiates them.

Rocks and Minerals 6-Pack

Rocks and Minerals 6-Pack

Level: 2.8

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21631


Learn all about rocks and minerals and how we study them. Almost all rocks are made of minerals. Learn about the three different types of rocks: igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks.

Forces 6-Pack

Energy 6-Pack

Friction 6-Pack

Motion 6-Pack

Water Bodies 6-Pack

Rocks and Minerals 6-Pack

Level: 2.5

$48.99

Level: 2.2

$48.99

Level: 2.9

$48.99

Level: 2.6

$48.99

Level: 2.3

$48.99

Level: 2.8

$48.99

Item Number: 21625

Item Number: 21626

Item Number: 21627

Item Number: 21628

Item Number: 21630

Item Number: 21631

Water Cycle 6-Pack

Water Cycle 6-Pack

Level: 2.3

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21633


Water moves and changes from liquid, to solid, to vapor! Learn about the different states of water, the water cycle, all the ways we use water, and how we can save water in this informative science reader.

Analyze It! 6-Pack

Analyze It! 6-Pack

Level: 2.8

$48.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 21634


Learn all about the scientific method! Scientists start with a question, then do research and form a hypothesis that they think is the answer. They conduct an experiment to test it, then collect data, record their results, and form a conclusion.

Tracking the Weather 6-Pack

Tracking the Weather 6-Pack

Level: 3.2

$48.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 21669


Including six copies of Tracking the Weather and a lesson plan, this 6-Pack provides five days of standards-based activities that will engage third grade students, support STEM education, and build content-area literacy in Earth and space science.

Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade 2 Add-on Pack

Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade 2 Add-on Pack

Level:

$111.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 28101


Created to align to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), this dynamic collection of digital and print resources integrates scientific content with literacy skills, allowing students to explore scientific topics in meaningful ways.

Water Cycle 6-Pack

Analyze It! 6-Pack

Tracking the Weather 6-Pack

Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade 2 Add-on Pack

Level: 2.3

$48.99

Level: 2.8

$48.99

Level: 3.2

$48.99

Level:

$111.99

Item Number: 21633

Item Number: 21634

Item Number: 21669

Item Number: 28101

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

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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