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Early Science

Grades K to 3

Make core science concepts accessible to all students!
Early Science allows you to teach the same science concepts at 3 different levels of reading difficulty, so all students can access content at their "just right" level.

  • Help students learn the core science content they need to succeed on high-stakes tests.
  • Teach content vocabulary and develop science concepts with explicit instruction.
  • Support all students with a strong photo/text match, stunning photography, and engaging text.
  • Build reading skills and confidence by matching children with appropriately leveled texts.
56 units organized in 10 Topic Sets cover a balance of Life, Earth, and Physical Science standards. Each Complete Unit includes:
  • 1 Instructional Big Book to introduce the content
    • Preview and build background for the concepts that all students will encounter in their leveled texts.
    • Model the behaviors children can use as they read independently.
  • 3 Student Books 6-Packs for use with small groups—Now all students in your diverse classroom can master essential science content! Three versions of each title allow children to read at their appropriate level.
  • 3 matching Audio Books to promote fluency, reinforce science concepts, and support English Language Learners.
  • Set of 8 laminated Photo Cards with critical thinking skills and activities in both English and Spanish.
  • Teacher's Guides with Science Activities: Complete support for large-group and differentiated reading.
    • Instruction to improve comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency.
    • Support for English-Language Learners.
    • Hands-on science investigations, extension activities, and home/school connections.
    • Easy-to-use reading rubric to assess students' proficiency.
    • Blackline masters for data collection and performance assessment.
    • Take a look inside! Download a FREE Teacher's Guide sampler.
  • A FREE Smart Word vocabulary card and book label for every title!
  • A FREE Tote Bag with every Complete Unit purchase.
Also Available:
  • Individualized Activities and Assessment: 128-page assessment book for use with any Early Science unit.
Take a Look Inside Early Science!

Compare the 3 Versions of a Student Book

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Download a Free Individualized Activities and Assessment Sampler

Researched & Approved:
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"This is an outstanding product and with the current trend toward using more informational texts with students, it 'fits the bill' completely."
—Learning® Magazine Teachers' Choice Award Evaluation

Titles in this Series Grade/Interest Level Guided Rdg Level Page Count
Early Science: Life Cycles Topic Set K - 3 E - O 16–20
Early Science: Plants Topic Set K - 3 D - O 16–20
Early Science: Systems Topic Set K - 3 E - O 16–20
Early Science: World of Animals Topic Set K - 3 E - M 16–20
Early Science: Food & Nutrition Topic Set K - 3 D - M 16–20
Early Science: Nature's Diversity Topic Set K - 3 E - N 16–20
Early Science: Earth & Beyond Topic Set K - 3 D - M 16–20
Early Science: Physical World Topic Set K - 3 D - N 16–20
Early Science: Physical Science Topic Set K - 3 E - O 16–20
Early Science: Science & Technology Topic Set K - 3 H - Q 16–20


Early Science
Quantity Order Code ConfigurationPrice
WA-825828 Big Book Collection: 56 Big Books; 56 Teacher's Guides; 10 FREE Clear Vinyl Tote Bags $2,190.00
WA-828640 Student Book Collection: 168 Student Book 6-Packs (1,008 books); 168 Matching Audio Books; Smart Word Vocabulary Cards; 56 Teacher's Guides $7,625.00
WA-825831 Photo Card Library: 448 Photo Cards (8 cards for each of 56 units); FREE Carrying Case $799.00
WA-825565 Individualized Activities and Assessment $30.00
WA-828639 Complete Program: 10 Topic Sets, 56 Complete Units: 56 Big Books; 56 Teacher's Guides; 168 Student Book 6-Packs (1,008 books); 168 Matching Audio Books; Smart Word Vocabulary Cards; 56 Photo Card Sets (448 cards); Individualized Activities and Assessment Book; FREE Tote Bags $9,999.00

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