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Discovery Links Science

Grades K to 5

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Activity-Based ELA/Science Program for Grades K-5—Perfect for Hybrid Learning

Maximize Teaching Time with Literacy and Science Instruction

Discovery Links Science contains 228 Student Books, in Print and Digital formats, each with a corresponding Lesson Plan that provides systematic instruction and flexibility to meet the needs, interests, and skill levels of a diverse classroom.

  • Leveled Readers cover NGSS-aligned topics at GRLs A-V; full of appealing photographs and engaging texts.
  • Individual Lesson Plans emphasize Close Reading strategies and grade-level appropriate Science topics.
  • Science Activities in each Lesson Plan relate to each Student Book and contain step-by-step instructions which show how to prepare for each activity and encourage students to use their inquiry skills, and practice planning and executing investigations.
  • Blackline Master Activities and Assessments are included for each Lesson.
  • Family Notes support students when learning at home.

Lesson Plans for Each Title
Short, easy-to-scan, and easy-to-use Lesson Plans give you everything you need to connect reading with Science content standards.

  • Differentiate instruction with Close Reading for whole class, small group, and independent reading settings.
  • Mini-lessons target specific comprehension skills to meet the lesson's reading objective.
  • Science Activities, with step-by-step instructions, show how to organize the class, prepare for the activity, and timing suggestions.
  • ELA and Science Blackline Masters include graphic organizers, written responses, and hands-on activities for comprehension and assessment.
  • Open-ended Science Activities encourage students to use their inquiry skills and practice planning and executing investigations, essential to meeting the NGSS.
  • Take a look inside! Download a FREE Lesson Plan sampler.
  • Get Ready for Summer School! Download a Summer School Pacing Plan.

Monitor progress with effective support for formative assessment.

  • Measure individual, small group, and whole class performance.
  • Track success in literacy and science process skills.

Discovery Links Science gives you the comprehensive program you need to help your students become successful readers of informational text. Choose from a wide range of books and reading levels to match your students' skills and interests.

  • 228 Student Books, Available in Print and E-Books
  • Organized by Guided Reading Levels A-V, and by Life, Earth, Physical Science, and Engineering Design Strands

Spanish editions are also available for 87 selected titles!
Click on the Grade Level and Strand Sets below and look for titles marked with Spanish EDLs.

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Discovery Links Science!

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Skills Matrix:
Download the Discovery Links Skills Matrix for the literacy and Science skills addressed by each title.

E-Books Available!
Perfect for whole class and small group settings.

Dr. Brenda Parkes, Early Literacy expert

Discovery Links Science is part of the Newbridge Discovery Links® Program, which was developed under the guidance of Dr. Brenda Parkes, an internationally-recognized Early Literacy expert.

Newbridge Discovery Links Program also includes:

Discovery Links Social Studies

Discovery Links Nonfiction Big Books

Learn more about: Discovery Links

Titles in this Series Grade/Interest Level Guided Rdg Level Lexile® Spanish EDL Page Count Word Count
Discovery Links Science: Kindergarten Set K A - D   1 - 8 8 - 12 7 - 137
Discovery Links Science: Grade 1 Set 1 E - J   3 - 24 8 - 16 36 - 788
Discovery Links Science: Grade 2 Set 2 K - M 480L - 840L 28 - 34 16 - 20 302 - 772
Discovery Links Science: Grade 3 Set 3 N - P 600L - 940L 34 16 - 32 224 - 2191
Discovery Links Science: Grade 4 Set 4 Q - S 720L - 1000L   24 - 32 1171 - 2506
Discovery Links Science: Grade 5 Set 5 T - V 880L - 1060L   32 1770 - 2888
Discovery Links Science: Earth Science Strand Set 1 K - 5 A - J   2 - 20    
Discovery Links Science: Earth Science Strand Set 2 K - 5 K - V   28 - 34    
Discovery Links Science: Physical Science Strand Set 1 K - 5 A - D   1 - 8    
Discovery Links Science: Physical Science Strand Set 2 K - 5 E - N   8 - 18    
Discovery Links Science: Engineering Design Strand Set K - 5 A - V   1 - 34    
Discovery Links Science: Life Science Strand Set 1 K - 5 A - D   1 - 8    
Discovery Links Science: Life Science Strand Set 2 K - 5 E - J   8 - 24    
Discovery Links Science: Life Science Strand Set 3 K - 5 K - U   28 - 34    


Discovery Links Science
Quantity Order Code ConfigurationPrice
WA-829425 English Complete Single Copy Set: 228 Student Books (1 each of 228 titles) $1,649.00
WA-829424 English Complete Classroom Set: 1,368 Student Books (6 each of 228 titles); 228 E-Books (PDFs); 228 Lesson Plans $11,999.00

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