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Writing in Science in Action
Strategies, Tools, and Classroom Video
Betsy Fulwiler
Grade: K - 5th
Pub Date: 7/29/2016

“Kids love hands-on science.  Yet too few grow up to be scientists.    Kids need to be reading, writing and thinking about science as well as doing it. Writing in Science in Action propels us full throttle into both hands-on and "minds on" science.  Rupp Fulwiler show us how to help kids wrap their minds around science, do science and have a blast in the process.   If... more

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No More Science Kits or Texts in Isolation
Teaching Science and Literacy Together
Jacqueline Barber , Gina Cervetti
Grade: K - 5th
Pub Date: 8/5/2019

It is common to engage students in the process of science, using mostly hands-on activities, and equally common to provide students with only science knowledge through mostly text-based experiences. Neither of these approaches is authentic to how scientists make sense of the world. Both fail to connect those experiences to the larger purpose of... more

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Science Notebooks, Second Edition
Writing About Inquiry
Lori Fulton , Brian Campbell
Grade: K - 5th
Pub Date: 2/18/2014

The bestselling first edition of Science Notebooks inspired thousands of teachers to use science notebooks as a powerful way to help students reveal and develop their thinking about scientific concepts, engage in the work of scientists and engineers, and exercise language skills. Lori Fulton and Brian Campbell make the Second Edition even... more

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Writing in Science
How to Scaffold Instruction to Support Learning
Betsy Fulwiler
Grade: K - 5th
Pub Date: 3/21/2007

The author and the Seattle Science Notebook Program have outlined the strategies of using science notebooks with a diverse population of students and documented their effectiveness. The thoughtful approach, well explained in the book, keeps the goals of inquiry-based science and writing clearly focused and mutually supportive.
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The Stories of Science
Integrating Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening into Science Instruction, 6–12
Janet MacNeil , Mark Goldner , Melissa London
Grade: 6th - 12th
Pub Date: 7/28/2017

Story powerfully integrates science and literacy

Stories are powerful connectors for people, information, and ideas. When you integrate stories into instruction, your students are more likely to actively engage and remember what they learn.

The Stories of Science explores how the power of story can strengthen your instruction by... more

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Reading Science
Practical Strategies for Integrating Instruction
Jennifer L. Altieri
Grade: 4th - 8th
Pub Date: 2/10/2016

How can we prepare our students to think, read, and write like scientists?

In Reading Science, Jennifer Altieri reminds us that literacy skills aren’t add-ons to the science class—they are critical parts of instruction. She addresses the need for both literacy and science skills in our classrooms to prepare our students for the future challenges... more

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Negotiating Science
The Critical Role of Argument in Student Inquiry, Grades 5-10
Brian Hand , Lori Norton-Meier , Jay Staker , Jody Bintz
Grade: 5th - 10th
Pub Date: 2/11/2009

 
Knowing from the inside out how argument works is a literacy skill now universally recognized as essential. This is the goal of real reading, writing, and speaking—and finally the gift of real science. I am grateful to the authors of this volume for making these gifts available to science and literacy teachers, but most importantly, to all of our students.
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Questions, Claims, and Evidence
The Important Place of Argument in Children's Science Writing
Lori Norton-Meier , Brian Hand , Lynn Hockenberry , Kim Wise
Grade: K - 6th
Pub Date: 3/31/2008

 
I am so pleased that this book is going to be out in the professional conversation, especially in a time when science teaching and the understandings about our world that come about because of it get pushed aside.
—Katie Wood Ray
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Teaching Science for Understanding in Elementary and Middle Schools
Wynne Harlen
Grade: K - 5th
Pub Date: 3/5/2015

“This book comes at just the right time, as teachers are being encouraged to re-examine current approaches to science instruction.”
Lynn Rankin, Director, Institute for Inquiry, Exploratorium

“Easy to read and comprehend with very explicit examples, it will be foundational for classroom teachers as they journey from novice... more

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Fantasy and Science Fiction Shelf, Grade 5
Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Classroom Library
Lucy Calkins , Norah Mallaney , Shana Frazin
Grade: 5th - 5th
Pub Date: 12/1/2016

This collection introduces your students to as many authors and series as possible, setting kids up to read with tremendous volume and increased complexity. While reading these books, kids will escape their ordinary lives—but they will also study complicated settings, trace multiple plot lines and multiple themes, and investigate characters who are archetypes, as well as... more

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