Language and Literacy in Inquiry-Based Science Classrooms, Grades 3-8
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Language and Literacy in Inquiry-Based Science Classrooms, Grades 3-8

by Zhihui Fang, Linda L. Lamme, Rose M. Pringle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 141298842X

ISBN-13: 9781412988421

Pub. Date: 09/07/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This hands-on resource offers a wealth of strategies aligned with national science education standards, including sample lessons for integrating reading instruction into inquiry-based science classrooms.

Overview

This hands-on resource offers a wealth of strategies aligned with national science education standards, including sample lessons for integrating reading instruction into inquiry-based science classrooms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412988421
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/07/2010
Pages:
150
Sales rank:
1,147,487
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Sandra K. Abell
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
About the Co-Authors
1. Teaching Science as Inquiry
Inquiry-Based Science
Language and Literacy in Inquiry-Based Science
Overview of This Book
2. The Challenges of Science Reading
What Does It Take to Comprehend a Text?
Linguistic Challenges of Science Reading
Conclusion
3. Using Trade Books to Support Science Inquiry
Why Read Trade Books in Science?
Award-Winning Science Trade Books
Becoming Familiar With the Format of Science Trade Books
Using Trade Books to Empower Science Learning
Conclusion
4. Learning Language, Learning Science
Building a Language-Rich Science Curriculum
Developing Vocabulary Knowledge
Learning About Nouns
Disentangling Discourse
Conclusion
5. Scaffolding Reading Through Strategy Instruction
Reading Strategy Instruction and Text Comprehension
Reading Strategy Instruction in Action: A Vignette
Bootstrapping Comprehension: Activating and Integrating Prior Knowledge
Monitoring Comprehension: Promoting Thinking During Reading
Consolidating Comprehension: Organizing Information From Text
Principles and Practice of Reading Strategy Instruction in Science
Conclusion
6. Learning to Write and Writing to Learn in Science
Why Write in Science?
Learning to Write Scientifically
Writing to Learn in Science: An Instructional Framework
Implementing the Writing-to-Learn-Science Instructional Model
Classroom Activities That Promote Writing to Learn Science
Conclusion
Endnotes
References
Index

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