Current Science Standards

New Science Standards (Implementation 2018)

Paired Text Sets

Session Materials

Overview from R2bR

Text Sets as a Gateway to Learning article

Text Set Exemplar Grades 4-5: Matter
5.PS1: Matter and Its Interactions

Text Set Exemplar Grade 5: The Goldilocks Zone
5.ESS1: Earth’s Place in the Universe

Text Set Exemplar Grade 6: Real Life Zombies
6.LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

Text Set Exemplar Grade 7:
Thinning Ozone and Global Warming
7.ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
Thinning Ozone Layer and Global Warming

Text Set Exemplar Grade 8:
Coral Reefs (Ecosystems)
8.LS4: Biological Change: Unity and Diversity

Blank Text Sets Form

Resources for Completed Text Sets

Achieve the Core, Text Set Project

Louisiana Department of Education, K-12 Planning Resources
Scroll down to ELA Guidebooks, then click on grade level. See also science resources.

NewsELA Text Sets

SUNY Geneseo Text Set Resources

Close Reading and Technical Writing Grant Text Sets

Additional Materials

Paired Text Module for
Genetically Modified Organisms and Hunger Games
Genetically Modified Organisms
Please scroll down to bottom of the page.
Lesson Plan from Read Write Think
Finding the Science Behind Science Fiction through Paired Readings Lesson Plan

Online Survey