Research has long supported the positive effects of integrating literacy practices into the science curriculum; now this helpful and timely resource offers science educators effective strategies that they can implement immediately. Teachers of students aged 8 to 14 will find innovative ideas-aligned with national science education standards-for incorporating language analysis and science literature into inquiry-based science classrooms.
Included are activities as well as sample lessons to help students:
- Read and comprehend science texts
- Find related resources to explore particular interests
- Build their science vocabulary
- Write to learn science concepts.
This volume is valuable for teachers, leaders of professional development workshops, institutes, topical seminars in science and literacy, science and reading methods courses and study groups.