A High-Interest Way to Teach Reading Skills and Expose Students to Aspects of the World of Science
Reading About Science benefits all students.
A relevant unit of articles on Environmental Science is an important component of each text.
The articles reflect the latest scientific information.
Science vocabulary is taught for each article.
The Teacher’s Manual contains an informal inventory for ease of student placement
Comprehension skills are assessed at all levels: Vocabulary Comprehension, Literal Comprehension, Interpretive Comprehension, and Applied Comprehension.
The student text features:
Carefully graded articles allow students to work at their own pace.
Exercises following each article provide systematic practice of comprehension skills.
Self-contained, two-page lessons promote the learning process.
Fascinating articles focus on Life, Earth-Space, Physical, and Environmental Sciences.
Student Texts – Each of the 7 books has 4 units: Life Science, Earth-Space Science, Environmental Science, and Physical Science. Individual reading levels are as listed:
Book A: 2.5-3.0
Book B: 3.0-3.5
Book C: 3.5-4.0
Book D: 4.0-4.5
Book E: 4.5-5.0
Book F: 5.0-5.5
Book G: 5.5-6.0
Teacher’s Manual – contains a scope and sequence chart for reading levels and article length, an outline of the structure of the series detailing the range of comprehension skills, an informal inventory, teaching suggestions, and answer keys.