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Water

Water is one of Earth's most important resources and covers three-quarters of Earth's surface. An appreciation for and understanding of Earth's water is important for students as consumers of this critically important resource. This unit explores the water cycle and the changes water undergoes as it moves through this cycle as well as the effects these changes have on Earth.

FOCUS Books

Supporting Materials

Show Me Only
Activities
Additional Reading
Comprehension Support
Vocabulary

Science Videos

Melting Ice (no audio)
Tsunami Strike: Japan
Water, Water, Everywhere!

Career Files

Hydrologist; Irrigation Specialist; Water Treatment Plant Operator

Quick Reads

Dams, Levees, and Dikes
low
Dams, Levees, and Dikes
mid
Dams, Levees, and Dikes
high
Ice Sheets and Ice Caps
low
Ice Sheets and Ice Caps
mid
Ice Sheets and Ice Caps
high
Water Around the House
low
Water Around the House
mid
Water Around the House
high
Water Pollution
low
Water Pollution
mid
Water Pollution
high

Fiction Books

Molly Q's Adventure
low
Molly Q's Adventure
mid
Molly Q's Adventure
high

Reading A-Z Books

Violent Weather - Level Z

Retelling Rubrics

Nonfiction Retelling Rubric
Fiction Retelling Rubric

Science Diagrams

Freezing and Boiling Points of Water
Types of Precipitation

Anticipation Set

Activity Sheet

Water Cycle

Vocabulary Cards

Word Work

Crossword; Word Search; Fill in the Blank

Book Assembly