Program Overview

Framework Alignment

Assessment Approach

Professional Learning

Structure Video

Components

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Teachers have the tools at hand to ensure every student experiences the wonders of science in the classroom. Teacher Editions contain comprehensive point-of-use differentiation for all students.

Differentiation

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Teachers have the tools at hand to ensure every student can experience the wonders of science in the classroom.

 

Teacher Editions contain comprehensive point-of-use differentiation for all students.

Misconceptions

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Provide context for students to identify misconceptions, share thinking, and reconstruct knowledge.

Cultural Connections

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Promote equitable, responsive, and safe learning environments.

Leveled Readers

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Leveled to grade-level readability for Above-, On-, Below-level, and English Learner students using CCSS international text standards for transfer and leveling up.

Language Routines

Family Outreach

Special Needs

English learner and language development

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Remove barriers to learning science vocabulary, and foster student participation and instructional responsiveness.

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Family letters and school-to-home suggestions to connect and extend science learning beyond the classroom.

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Strategies to accommodate the learning of students with light to moderate disabilities.

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  • English Learner scaffolds for Emerging, Bridging, and Expanding levels of proficiency

  • Standard English Learner support

  • Language development tasks for speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Challenge

Cross-Curricular Connections

Extensions, Enrichment & Intervention

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Additional instructional opportunities to challenge advanced students.

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Increasing the impact and understanding of science through additional connections to ELA, ELD, Math, History-Social Science, and Arts.

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Twig Science Tools provides enriched opportunities for students to revisit phenomena and extend their learning with new activities and media.