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Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™: Light and Sound Waves On-Grade Reader, Pack of 24

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Grade 1. 2015. 16 pages. Lexile range: 310L–460L. Light and Sound Waves On-Grade Reader, part of the Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™, connects students to light and sound phenomena all around them. Crosscutting Concepts questions ask them to develop answers around these phenomena. Topics include:

  • What Is Light?
  • What Is Sound?
  • Science and Engineering Practices—Making Models
  • The Career of an Optician

Developed to enhance the teaching of Building Blocks of Science® units and other science curriculums, the Building Blocks of Science Literacy Series™: Light and Sound Waves reader supports inquiry-based science lessons with engaging informational text. The content gives students a natural transition from hands-on investigations, builds background knowledge to reinforce conceptual learning, and lets students apply relevant nonfiction to their own real-world experiences. Educational studies show that children are more likely to engage with a reading exercise when the literature is related to a recent hands-on activity. The reader helps improve reading comprehension and aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards*. Pack of 24. Soft cover.

*Next Generation Science Standards® is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.


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