Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade 5

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  • Grade: 5
  • Item: 27637
  • ISBN: 9781425845865
  • 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 5 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 5 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.

Investigating Landforms 6-Pack

Investigating Landforms 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11076


Earth's surface is always changing and scientists study landforms to learn about these changes. Destructive forces like earthquakes and volcanoes are discussed as well as weathering and erosion from water runoffs.

Spaceship Earth 6-Pack

Spaceship Earth 6-Pack

Level: 4.9

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11084


This book asks readers to imagine Earth as a spaceship with a limited amount of resources. Readers will learn about important topics like global warming, greenhouse gases, deforestation, pollution, biodiversity, and other environmental issues.

Inside the World of Matter 6-Pack

Inside the World of Matter 6-Pack

Level: 4.5

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11086


Readers will learn about the basics of matter, including the three states of matter--solid, liquid, and gas--as well as atoms and elements, the periodic table of elements, compound elements, and mixtures.

Investigating Forces and Motion 6-Pack

Investigating Forces and Motion 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11092


Force and motion are all around us and help us move and do great things! In this book, learn all about gravity, equilibrium, acceleration, deceleration, electromagnetic fields, pressure, kinetic energy, and inertia.

Inside Ecosystems and Biomes 6-Pack

Inside Ecosystems and Biomes 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 11110


Readers will be enthralled as they learn about such ecosystems and biomes as the tundra, grassland, desert, temperate forests, rainforests, and even riparian and pelagic biomes.

Climate 6-Pack

Climate 6-Pack

Level: 3.9

$48.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 21670


Including six copies of Climate and an accompanying 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.

Investigating Landforms 6-Pack

Spaceship Earth 6-Pack

Inside the World of Matter 6-Pack

Investigating Forces and Motion 6-Pack

Inside Ecosystems and Biomes 6-Pack

Climate 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Level: 4.9

$48.99

Level: 4.5

$48.99

Level: 4.8

$48.99

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Level: 3.9

$48.99

Item Number: 11076

Item Number: 11084

Item Number: 11086

Item Number: 11092

Item Number: 11110

Item Number: 21670

Animal Senses 6-Pack

Animal Senses 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 21699


Including six copies of Animal Senses and an accompanying lesson plan, this 6-Pack provides five days of standards-based activities that will engage fourth grade students, support STEM education, and build content-area literacy in life science.

Light and Its Effects 6-Pack

Light and Its Effects 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 21706


Including six copies of Light and Its Effects and an accompanying lesson plan, this 6-Pack provides five days of standards-based activities to engage fourth grade students, support STEM education, and build content-area literacy in physical science.

The Story of Fossil Fuels 6-Pack

The Story of Fossil Fuels 6-Pack

Level: 4.2

$48.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 21711


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

Life and Non-Life in an Ecosystem 6-Pack

Life and Non-Life in an Ecosystem 6-Pack

Level: 5.9

$48.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 21737


Including six copies of Life and the Flow of Energy and an accompanying lesson plan, this 6-Pack provides five days of standards-based activities to engage fifth grade students, support STEM education, and build content-area literacy in life science.

DNA 6-Pack

DNA 6-Pack

Level: 5.7

$48.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 21740


Including six copies of DNA and an accompanying lesson plan, this 6-Pack provides five days of standards-based activities that will engage fifth grade students, support STEM education, and build content-area literacy in life science.

Mixtures and Solutions 6-Pack

Mixtures and Solutions 6-Pack

Level: 5.9

$48.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 21742


Including six copies of Mixtures and Solutions and an accompanying lesson plan, this 6-Pack provides five days of standards-based activities to engage fifth grade students, support STEM education, and build content-area literacy in physical science.

Animal Senses 6-Pack

Light and Its Effects 6-Pack

The Story of Fossil Fuels 6-Pack

Life and Non-Life in an Ecosystem 6-Pack

DNA 6-Pack

Mixtures and Solutions 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Level: 4.7

$48.99

Level: 4.2

$48.99

Level: 5.9

$48.99

Level: 5.7

$48.99

Level: 5.9

$48.99

Item Number: 21699

Item Number: 21706

Item Number: 21711

Item Number: 21737

Item Number: 21740

Item Number: 21742

Conservation of Mass 6-Pack

Conservation of Mass 6-Pack

Level: 5.2

$48.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 21743


Including six copies of Conservation of Mass and an accompanying lesson plan, this 6-Pack provides five days of standards-based activities that will engage fifth grade students, support STEM education, and build content-area literacy in physical science.

Conservation of Energy 6-Pack

Conservation of Energy 6-Pack

Level: 6.0

$48.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 21744


Including six copies of Conservation of Energy and an accompanying lesson plan, this 6-Pack provides five days of standards-based activities to engage fifth grade students, support STEM education, and build content-area literacy in physical science.

Global Warming 6-Pack

Global Warming 6-Pack

Level: 5.3

$48.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 21750


Including six copies of Global Warming and an accompanying lesson plan, this 6-Pack provides five days of standards-based activities that will engage fifth grade students, support STEM education, and build content-area literacy in Earth and space science.

Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade 5 Add-on Pack

Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade 5 Add-on Pack

Level:

$111.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 28104


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.

Conservation of Mass 6-Pack

Conservation of Energy 6-Pack

Global Warming 6-Pack

Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade 5 Add-on Pack

Level: 5.2

$48.99

Level: 6.0

$48.99

Level: 5.3

$48.99

Level:

$111.99

Item Number: 21743

Item Number: 21744

Item Number: 21750

Item Number: 28104

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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