Photosynthesis Review Books

Create personalized mini-books to review and see photosynthesis in a new light!

Grades covered: 4 through 12
Curriculum Topics: Photosynthesis, Summarization Skills

Standards

Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Common Standards Click to View

Text Types and Purposes||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 4||Writing|||Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction. ||Next Generation Science Standards||Grade 4||Life Science||From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes |||Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 4||Writing||Production and Distribution of Writing|||Text Types and Purposes||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 5||Writing|||Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water. ||Next Generation Science Standards||Grade 5||Life Science||From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes|||Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, & the environment. [Emphasis: the idea that matter that is not food (air, water, decomposed materials in soil) is changed by plants into matter that is food.]||Next Generation Science Standards||Grade 5||Life Science||Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics|||Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, motion, & to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun||Next Generation Science Standards||Grade 5||Physical Science||Energy|||Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 5||Writing||Production and Distribution of Writing|||Text Types and Purposes||Common Core Language Arts||Grades 6-8||Writing HS/S/T|||Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.||Common Core Language Arts||Grades 6-8||Writing HS/S/T||Production and Distribution of Writing|||Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms. [Emphasis is on tracing movement of matter and flow of energy.] ||Next Generation Science Standards||Middle School||Life Science||From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes|||Text Types and Purposes||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 6||Writing|||Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 6||Writing||Production and Distribution of Writing|||Text Types and Purposes||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 7||Writing|||Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 7||Writing||Production and Distribution of Writing|||Text Types and Purposes||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 8||Writing|||Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 8||Writing||Production and Distribution of Writing|||Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.||Next Generation Science Standards||High School||Life Science||From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes|||Develop a model to illustrate the role of photosynthesis & cellular respiration in the cycling of carbon among the biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, & geosphere. ||Next Generation Science Standards||High School||Life Science||Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics|||Text Types and Purposes||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 9-10||Writing HS/S/T|||Text Types and Purposes||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 9-10||Writing|||Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 9-10||Writing||Production and Distribution of Writing|||Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 9-10||Writing HS/S/T||Production and Distribution of Writing|||Text Types and Purposes||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 11-12||Writing HS/S/T|||Text Types and Purposes||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 11-12||Writing|||Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 11-12||Writing||Production and Distribution of Writing|||Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.||Common Core Language Arts||Grade 11-12||Writing HS/S/T||Production and Distribution of Writing

California Standards (Click to View)

2.0 Writing Applications (Genres and Their Characteristics)||CA Language Arts||Grade 4||2. Writing|||2.a. Plants are the primary source of matter and energy entering most food chains.||CA Science||Grade 4||02. Life Sciences||2. All organisms need energy and matter to live and grow.|||2.0 Writing Applications (Genres and Their Characteristics)||CA Language Arts||Grade 5||2. Writing|||2.f. Plants use carbon dioxide (CO2) and energy from sunlight to build molecules of sugar and release oxygen.||CA Science||Grade 5||02. Life Sciences||2. Plants and animals have structures for respiration, digestion, waste disposal, and transport of materials.|||2.0 Writing Applications (Genres and Their Characteristics)||CA Language Arts||Grade 6||2. Writing|||2.0 Writing Applications (Genres and Their Characteristics)||CA Language Arts||Grade 7||2. Writing|||2.0 Writing Applications (Genres and Their Characteristics)||CA Language Arts||Grade 8||2.Writing|||1.f. Usable energy is captured from sunlight by chloroplasts, and stored via the synthesis of sugar from carbon dioxide.||Grade 9-12||03. Biology/Life Sciences||1. Cell Biology||1. Fundamental life processes of plants and animals depend on a variety of chemical reactions that are carried out in specialized areas of the organism’s cells.|||2.0 Writing Applications (Genres and Their Characteristics)||CA Language Arts||Grades 09-10||2. Writing|||2.0 Writing Applications (Genres and Their Characteristics)||CA Language Arts||Grades 11-12||2. Writing

Categories include:
  • Language Arts
  • Life Science
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Science
  • Art
Tags: Writing, Structure & Function, Chemical Reactions, Reading
Subjects covered: ["Language Arts","Life Science"]