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Selecting Instructional Materials: A Guide for K-12 Science
standards is actually addressed in instructional materials, or how flexible the recommended grade level may be.
Do not reject too quickly instructional materials packages without certain accessories (e.g., bilingual resources and kits of hands-on materials). Instructional materials with a great deal to offer can be too easily discarded in this way. The most appropriate time to compare such support materials is during the subsequent selection process.