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Good Work: Simple Tools

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754867

Which tools do you use throughout your day? You may not realize it, but simple tools are used everywhere! Introduce children to the many ways that simple tools can make our lives easier! Featuring simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and vibrant photographs, this e-book helps support early STEM concepts, aligns to Next Generation Science Standards, and focuses on engineering design.

Use Math: Describe It

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754874

Look at the different animals in this e-book. Is one animal taller than another? Flip through the pages and describe what you see. Simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and vibrant photographs are flowed beautifully throughout this e-book to engage students from start to finish. Students will be introduced to basic measurement and data concepts with this e-book that aligns to mathematics standards.

Always Growing: Hair

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754737

Is your hair long? Is your hair short? Have you ever cut your hair? Vivid photographs throughout this e-book show long hair that has grown for a long time compared to hair that has been cut. Early learners can create a story on their own or collaborate with others to compare and contrast the differences between each picture. By exploring the pages of this e-book, students will be excited to share stories about how fast or slow their hair grows -- or even how often they have to cut their hair! Related to Next Generation Science Standards and McRel Science Standards, this e-book focuses on growth and change.

Always Growing: Fruit

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754744

Take a seed from an apple and plant it in the ground. What will happen? If watered, the seed will sprout and begin to grow into an apple tree. The tree will eventually sprout flowers, which slowly transform into apples. The process of a tiny seed growing into a piece of fruit is an exciting process to introduce to young learners. Featuring vibrant photographs that show the growth process of fruit, this e-book will engage students and encourage them to describe what is happening in each picture. This e-book relates to Next Generation Science Standards and McRel Science Standards, and focuses on growth and change.

Always Growing: Skin

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754751

When reptiles and amphibians shed their skin, we can clearly see the process. These are not the only animals that shed. Did you know that humans shed too? We cannot always see when our skin sheds, but it happens all the time. This engaging e-book illustrates the stages that an iguana goes through when shedding its skin. Featuring vivid photographs with clear labels correlated with each photo, children will be engaged and use oral language skills as they interpret each photo and describe what they are seeing.

Birds and Bugs

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754768

Stop and take a look around you. Do you see any birds or bugs? How many do you see? As young readers explore the pages of this e-book, they will be engaged by vibrant photographs, prompting them to count the number of birds or bugs in each picture. Early mathematics skills, literacy skills, and oral language skills are developed as students observe and analyze each photograph.

Pushes and Pulls

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754676

Vividly discover what happens when you push and pull an object! Whether you're pulling a rope in a game of tug-of-war or pushing through the motions of riding a bike, you push and pull throughout the day for many different reasons! Featuring vivid photographs, this engaging wordless e-book aligns with Next Generation Science Standards to teach early learners about forces and interactions. Students will be excited to learn about the reactions that take place when pushing or pulling an object and can collaborate together to determine the action being performed in each lively photograph.

What the Sun Can Do

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754683

What causes snow to melt? What is a vital part of all living things' growth and development? The sun, of course! Through engaging photographs, beginning readers will be able to create a story of their own about what the sun does in this wordless e-book. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this book covers sunlight on Earth and its effects on living things. Each engaging photograph will encourage students to collaborate with each other while creating exciting ideas about what the sun does.

Changing Weather

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754690

Weather changes from day to day. Through vibrant photographs, this wordless e-book depicts the many ways in which weather changes. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book focuses on Earth's systems, specifically the weather. Students will be excited to learn about the changes in weather and can collaborate together to determine how the weather is changing in each lively photograph.

Shaping Our Environment

Shelly Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751545

People are always changing their environment. Farmers use the land to grow crops and raise animals. People cut down trees and build roads. Many people live in big buildings in cities. We must take care of the earth and protect our environment. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

Our Ever-Changing Environment

Shelly Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751552

The earth is constantly changing. Earthquakes shake the ground. Volcanoes create new land. Water and wind erode rocks. These natural things are changing the face of our planet. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

On Land

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751415

Learn all about the land! Sometimes the land is hilly or flat, wide or narrow, rocky or smooth, high or low, grassy or sandy, wet or dry, and even empty or full. All kinds of land can be beautiful! With the help of easy-to-read text and exquisite images, children will learn how to describe the qualities of land. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of the land. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

On Water

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751422

Learn all about water in this fascinating, fun science reader! Water covers most of the earth and is in oceans, lakes, ponds, swamps, rivers, and streams. Readers will see that water is all around us! The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover! This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of water. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Too Much Trash!

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751439

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 not to pollute and to keep the planet clean! The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Sort It!

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751446

Learn how to sort like a scientist! Sort items by their look, smell, taste, touch, sound, and more! This dynamic science e-book will help kindergarten students make connections, categorize items, and identify similarities and differences. With a hands-on “Let's Do Science” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this is a perfect tool to develop students' scientific practices and support STEM Education. Including a glossary and index, the helpful text features in this easy-to-read informational text support the development of content-area literacy while vibrant images keep readers engaged from cover to cover.

What Do Living Things Need?

Elizabeth Austen (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751323

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! The easy-to-read text and vibrant images will keep young readers engaged from start to finish. This reader also includes a fun science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in sorting living and not living things. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Growing Up

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751330

Learn all about what it means to grow up! Every living thing grows up. Some things get bigger, some get faster, some get hairier, and more. Discover how various living things grow up with the help of easy-to-read text and vibrant images. This e-book also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

I Spy

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751347

Learn how to sort with this engaging, colorful science e-book! Follow along as children play "I Spy" to identify objects by color, shape, and more. See how they sort a blue square by color, then by shape. This e-book includes more fun and easy examples to help guide young readers into understanding sorting and categorizing everyday items. With the help of vibrant images and easy-to-read text, students will be engaged from cover to cover! This e-book also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in sorting objects. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Tell Me About It

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751354

Teach young students how to describe things with the help of this science reader! Describe familiar objects by their texture, temperature, shape, speed, size, age, and more! The easy-to-read text and vibrant images will keep young readers engaged from start to finish. This reader also includes instructions for a fun science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in describing things. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Solid or Liquid?

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751361

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! This reader includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in identifying solids and liquids. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Nature Made

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751378

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! With vibrant images and easy-to-read text, this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover! This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Here Comes the Sun

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751385

Learn about the sun and all that it does for us! The sun shines, gives us light, keeps us warm, helps plants grow, gives us energy, and more. We really need the sun. The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover! This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to give students further understanding of the sun. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

What Is the Weather?

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751392

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. The clear, easy-to-read text and bright images help readers easily understand various types of weather and their effects on people. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of the weather. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Chemical Reactions

Jenna Winterberg (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751224

Dynamite is highly explosive. This is because it’s a chemical reaction waiting to happen. Chemical reactions happens all the time - even inside us! Reactants change to make new products. Explore physical and chemical properties of the substances that surround us in this explosive physical science e-book. From decomposition to acid-base reactions, fifth-grade readers will learn about six types of chemical reactions; activation energy and hopping electrons; reactivity, catalysts, and inhibitors; physical changes of mixtures; and more through this high-interest informational text filled with vibrant photographs. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists with an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the text. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

The Four Spheres of Earth

Paul Larson (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751231

Geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere—each of these spheres make up planet Earth. From deep below Earth's surface where metals are made to the thermosphere that protects our planet from harmful sunrays, travel through each layer of these spheres to see how every living thing is connected. In this engaging science e-book, fifth-grade readers will learn about the lithosphere, mantle and core of Earth's interior; five zones of the hydrosphere; groundwater and surface water; the entire world's ecosystem; and more through this high-interest informational text filled with vibrant photographs. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, a hands-on "Think Like a Scientist" lab activity and a "Your Turn" page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists with an opportunity to apply what they've learned in the text. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.