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Engage your students in scientific thinking across disciplines! Did you know that scientists spend more than half of their time reading and writing? Students who are science literate can analyze, present, and defend data – both orally and in writing. The updated edition of this bestseller offers strategies to link the new science standards with literacy expectations and specific ideas you can put to work right away. Features include: • A discussion of how to use science to develop essential 21st century skills • Instructional routines that help students become better writers • Useful strategies for using complex scientific texts in the classroom • Tools to monitor student progress through formative assessment When students are curious, they thrive. Give your students the strong base they ...

Reading Like a Scientist
Reading Like a Scientist

When Jose’s teacher, Ms. Masselli, reported that the viscous siliceous magma crept toward the surface, erupted, and was accompanied by a plume of ash that streamed into the atmosphere, Jose found himself overwrought with the thought of deciphering a sentence overloaded with new terms. As a matter of fact, Jose subconsciously took the route of so many others who find themselves confronted with strange-sounding, unfamiliar words. Specifically, he shut down and started doodling volcano pictures on the desktop. Jose’s not alone in this classroom. Next to him sits Susana, a student who arrived from Columbia one year ago. Not only is ...

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