Hot Topics: High Interest Reading, Science (Grades 4-8+)-Core Classroom Kit EMC 3420

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EMC Number: 3420

EAN: 9781596733220

Motivate your struggling students to READ and build science literacy!
Hot Topics: High-Interest Reading, Science is a guided reading program for striving readers in grades 4 and up. This intervention resource supports struggling readers through guided instruction, audio read-alouds, and low-readability selections with compelling topics and visuals.
The 20 nonfiction reading selections cover fascinating life, earth, and physical science topics, including:
  • strange weather events
  • food science
  • the art of animation
  • and more!
 The Science set targets:
  • Grade Level Readability = 2.5–3.5
  • Lexile® Score = 400–600
  • Reading Level = J–P
 The core classroom kit is the standard kit that gives you everything you need to get started. It includes:
  • 20 high-interest reading selections, 6 copies each
  • Teacher’s guide (with lesson plans and guided reading strategies)
  • 6 student books (with before-, during-, and after-reading activities to accompany each selection)
  • Audio CDs with read-alouds
  • Sturdy storage box

Evan-Moor Sampler

Hot Topics: High-Interest Reading, Grades 4–8

See what makes Hot Topics successful! The free sampler includes a reading selection in English and in Spanish, and corresponding teacher and student activity pages.

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Evan-Moor White Paper

The Role of Interest Level in Students’ Reading Materials

High-interest reading materials are designed to motivate and facilitate learning, particularly among struggling and unmotivated readers. The purpose of this paper is to review relevant research studies that support the view that high-interest materials taught in the manner prescribed by Hot Topics: High-Interest Reading will have a positive effect on student learning.

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