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Science and Engineering Leveled Readers

All new for NGSS Grades K–5

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  • Why?
    Why

    Written by Science and Literacy Experts

    ScienceFusion® authors Marjorie Frank, Michael DiSpezio, and Michael Heithaus wrote a number of our Science and Engineering Leveled Readers.

    Path to Next Generation Science Standards

    The Science and Engineering Leveled Readers combined with ScienceSaurus® provide coverage of the Disciplinary Core Ideas within the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS*).

    Support for Common Core Standards for English Language Arts

    The Leveled Readers provide nonfiction (informational) text selections as required by the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts.

    Correlations

    Correlation guides indicate where—and in many cases how—the NGSS and Common Core State Standards are addressed in the program.

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    • Path to Next Generation Science Standards

      The Science and Engineering Leveled Readers combined with ScienceSaurus® provide coverage of the Disciplinary Core Ideas within the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS*).

      The Teacher Guide includes a correlation to NGSS.

      Next Generation Science Standards
    • Experienced Author Team

      All Science and Engineering Leveled Readers were written by science and literacy experts to ensure they meet a variety of student needs. In fact, ScienceFusion authors Marjorie Frank, Michael DiSpezio, and Michael Heithaus wrote some of the Readers.

    • Support for Common Core Standards for English Language Arts

      The Leveled Readers provide nonfiction (informational) text selections as required by the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts.

      Support for Common Core Standards
    • Correlations

      Correlation guides indicate where—and in many cases how—the Next Generation Science Standards* and Common Core State Standards are addressed in the program. Download a PDF to see specifics at a particular level.

      Correlations to Next Generation Science Standards Disciplinary Core Ideas

      Grades K–5 (3.24 MB)

      Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts

      Grade K (30 KB) Grade 1 (29 KB) Grade 2 (26 KB)
      Grade 3 (31 KB) Grade 4 (32 KB) Grade 5 (32 KB)
  • Features

    The Science and Engineering Leveled Readers provide teachers and students with the support they need to lay the foundation for the new science standards.

     
    Supports All Students

    Supports All Learners

    The Leveled Readers deliver a wide range of readability levels—for each concept, at each grade. Choose from On Level, Extra Support, and Enrichment in both English and Spanish.

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    On-the-Go Access

    Print and Digital Options

    Maximize student success! Digital options include online access and through the HMH Readers app.

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    Teaching Support

    Teaching Support

    At each grade, a Teacher Guide helps teachers ensure that their students—English and Spanish—are supported during reading, instruction, and response activities.

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    • Supports All Learners

      The Leveled Readers deliver a wide range of readability levels—for each concept, at each grade. Choose from On Level, Extra Support, and Enrichment in both English and Spanish. Leveled Readers are available in print and digital formats to meet the needs of your classroom.

      Supports All Learners

      On Level

      The On-Level Readers introduce key concepts and vocabulary related to a science or engineering topic. Hands-on and written-response activities for each Reader are included in the Teacher Guide.

      On Level

      Extra Support

      Each Extra-Support Reader shares a title, illustrations, vocabulary, and concepts with the On-Level Reader, but at a below-grade reading level and with additional comprehension aids. Hands-on and written-response activities are also included in the Teacher Guide.

      Extra Support

      Enrichment

      Enrichment Readers provide high-interest nonfiction to enrich and extend concepts and vocabulary with content written by experts in literacy and science. Hands-on and written-response activities for each Reader are also included in the Teacher Guide.

      Enrichment

      Teacher Guide

      The Teacher Guide for each grade provides teaching strategies and activities for using each of the Readers, as well as reproducible English and Spanish worksheets. On-Level and Extra-Support worksheets focus on vocabulary development, while Enrichment worksheets reinforce and enrich content. The Teacher Guide includes a correlation to Next Generation Science Standards*.

      teacher Guide
    • Print and Digital Options

      With print and digital options, Science and Engineering Leveled Readers can be used to maximize student success. Digital options include online access through the HMH Readers app, so students can read Leveled Readers anytime, anywhere! The innovative and engaging format for touchscreen mobile devices features audio with highlighting, bookmarking, and the ability for users to record themselves reading a book.

      Start by searching for "HMH Readers" on the App Store℠, Windows® Store, or Google Play™ or click on the links below. Then download and install the free HMH Readers app, which includes preview Readers free of charge.

      Print and Digital Options appStore Badge Google Play Download from Windows Store
    • Teaching Support

      The Teacher Guide for each grade provides teaching strategies and activities for using each of the Readers, as well as reproducible English and Spanish worksheets. On-Level and Extra-Support worksheets focus on vocabulary development, while Enrichment worksheets reinforce and enrich content. The Teacher Guide includes a correlation to Next Generation Science Standards*.

      Teaching Support
       

      Before Reading Strategies

      Before Reading strategies focus on three concepts: directing students to the vocabulary words, helping students organize their thoughts around content, and previewing text and graphics.

      Before Reading Strategies
       

      During Reading

      The During Reading section offers discussion questions that can be utilized throughout the text, addressing comprehension and vocabulary as well as content standards.

      During Reading
       

      Response to Reading

      Sum It Up! and Write It Down! activities are a part of the Response to Reading and support students learning how to express what they learned in multiple ways.

      Response to Reading
       

      Vocabulary Review: English

      Vocabulary Reviews allow students the opportunity to practice using new vocabulary word through activities such as sentence completion and crossword puzzles.

      English Vocabulary Review
       

      Vocabulary Review: Spanish

      All Teacher Guides include strategies for English language learners and student worksheets in Spanish.

      Spanish Vocabulary Review
       
  • HMH Professional Services

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    HMH Professional Services includes teachers, leaders, and technologists. Our Professional Learning Consultants become part of your team, working right beside you to build and implement professional learning plans that respect the unique needs and culture of your school or district community. Through program, practice, and technical services, we work collaboratively to unlock the full potential of every student, teacher, and leader.

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