Science Readers: Texas Edition: Grade K

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  • Grade: K
  • Item: 27632
  • ISBN: 9781425845810
  • 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 K Kit includes 10 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 K 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 - 13 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 - 13 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.

Living! 6-Pack

Living! 6-Pack

Level: 0.3

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21541


Can you spot whether something is living or not living? Learn all about living things and inanimate objects in this colorful, engaging science reader! Readers will be able to easily comprehend these familiar examples.

Baby Animals 6-Pack

Baby Animals 6-Pack

Level: 0.2

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21542


Learn all about baby animals in this bright and colorful science reader! Young readers will love the vibrant photos of these adorable baby animals. With the help of familiar examples, students will learn the names of their favorite animals' babies.

Seeds 6-Pack

Seeds 6-Pack

Level: 0.9

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21543


Learn all about seeds and how they grow! The vibrant images and simple text engage students while helping them easily comprehend how seeds come in many shapes and sizes, what seeds need to grow, how seeds are spread, and more!

What Do Living Things Need? 6-Pack

What Do Living Things Need? 6-Pack

Level: 0.1

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21544


What do living things need to survive? Find out in this colorful science reader! Discover that living things need light, food, water, air, space, homes, protection, and more!

Tell Me About It 6-Pack

Tell Me About It 6-Pack

Level: 0.5

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21547


Teach young students how to describe things with the help of this reader! Describe familiar objects by their texture, temperature, shape, speed, size, age, and more! Easy-to-read text and vibrant images will keep readers engaged from start to finish.

Solid or Liquid? 6-Pack

Solid or Liquid? 6-Pack

Level: 0.2

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21548


Identify what is a solid and what is a liquid with this science reader! Students will see images of familiar objects and the easy-to-read, clear text will help them learn how to identify solids and liquids. Learn how some solids can turn into liquids!

Living! 6-Pack

Baby Animals 6-Pack

Seeds 6-Pack

What Do Living Things Need? 6-Pack

Tell Me About It 6-Pack

Solid or Liquid? 6-Pack

Level: 0.3

$48.99

Level: 0.2

$48.99

Level: 0.9

$48.99

Level: 0.1

$48.99

Level: 0.5

$48.99

Level: 0.2

$48.99

Item Number: 21541

Item Number: 21542

Item Number: 21543

Item Number: 21544

Item Number: 21547

Item Number: 21548

Nature Made 6-Pack

Nature Made 6-Pack

Level: 0.9

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21549


Learn about all the things we use from nature! We use trees for wood, the sun for energy, sand for bricks, metal for tools, and more. We even eat the plants that nature gives us!

Here Comes the Sun 6-Pack

Here Comes the Sun 6-Pack

Level: 0.4

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21550


Learn about the sun and all that it does for us! The sun gives us light, keeps us warm, helps plants grow, gives us energy, and more. We need the sun. The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this reader will engage students from cover to cover!

What Is the Weather? 6-Pack

What Is the Weather? 6-Pack

Level: 0.9

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21551


Learn all about different types of weather in this vibrant, fun reader! Students will learn about weather and how it makes people feel. Sunny weather makes people warm, while windy weather makes people chilly.

Changing Weather 6-Pack

Changing Weather 6-Pack

Level: 0.1

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21552


See how the weather can change the look of an everyday street in this fun science reader. With clear text and engaging images, readers will see how the sun, clouds, rain, and other types of weather change the appearance of a neighborhood street.

Too Much Trash! 6-Pack

Too Much Trash! 6-Pack

Level: 0.2

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21555


Learn how to keep Earth clean of trash in this informative science reader! Students will learn that trash can be very harmful, causing pollution that harms the water, land, air, birds, fish, and people. Readers will be encouraged to keep the planet clean!

Sort It! 6-Pack

Sort It! 6-Pack

Level: 0.9

$48.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 21556


Learn how to sort like a scientist! Sort items by their look, smell, taste, touch, sound, and more! Learn to make connections and sort similar items together into categories. Even discover how to sort things and identify their differences.

Nature Made 6-Pack

Here Comes the Sun 6-Pack

What Is the Weather? 6-Pack

Changing Weather 6-Pack

Too Much Trash! 6-Pack

Sort It! 6-Pack

Level: 0.9

$48.99

Level: 0.4

$48.99

Level: 0.9

$48.99

Level: 0.1

$48.99

Level: 0.2

$48.99

Level: 0.9

$48.99

Item Number: 21549

Item Number: 21550

Item Number: 21551

Item Number: 21552

Item Number: 21555

Item Number: 21556

What Makes a Plant? 6-Pack

What Makes a Plant? 6-Pack

Level: 1.1

$48.99

Grade: 1

Item Number: 21580


What makes a plant? Find out in this vibrant science reader! Plants are living things that go through a life cycle. Learn all about this cycle and what plants need to live and grow.

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

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

Level:

$90.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 28099


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.

What Makes a Plant? 6-Pack

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

Level: 1.1

$48.99

Level:

$90.99

Item Number: 21580

Item Number: 28099

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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