Blog post - Primary Sources in Science Classrooms: Severe Weather and Community Resilience

Library of Congress

PAESTA member and Library of Congress 2015-16 Science Teacher in Residence Trey Smith shared this informative blog post with us, highlighting the vaue of using primary sources in the science classroom - specifically for severe weather and community resilience. Check out his post on the Library of Congress website:



76 K-8 Science Passages to Teach Reading Comprehension

The non-profit ReadWorks is addressing the nation's reading comprehension challenge by giving teachers the research-proven tools and support they need to improve the academic achievement of their students. ReadWorks provides research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages directly to educators online, for free, to be shared broadly. The ReadWorks curriculum is aligned to the Common Core State Standards and the standards of all 50 states.