Connecting literacy and science
Visit this site for access to high interest current science articles that can be adapted to several reading levels.
Visit this site for a library of digital books and short movies. You can create collections of books around a certain topic and search by reading level. You can also share a collection with a teammate.
On this site you can search for
- Reading passages by topic, grade level, and/or reading strategy. For each passage there are reading comprehension questions that support a specific reading strategy.
- Comprehension Units that correspond with Fountas and Pinnell reading levels. This might be a good resource for small group instruction tied to science.
- Strategy Units that identify a specific reading strategy and outline a series of books that support that skill
ListenWise (5th and 6th grades)
Students can listen to current events on NPR that support science content.
Sharing Books, Talking Science by Bang-Jensen and Lubkowitz
This book is a fantastic resource for developing fluency with cross cutting concepts through literacy