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
     
 

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.  See more details below

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:
1,107,486
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgments Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K.

About the Author Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K.

About the Co-Authors Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K.

1 Teaching Science as Inquiry Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 1

Inquiry-Based Science Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 2

Language and Literacy in Inquiry-Based Science Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 14

Overview of This Book Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 17

2 The Challenges of Science Reading Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 18

What Does It Take to Comprehend a Text? Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 18

Linguistic Challenges of Science Reading Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 22

Conclusion Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 32

3 Using Trade Books to Support Science Inquiry Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 34

Why Read Trade Books in Science? Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 35

Award-Winning Science Trade Books Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 36

Becoming Familiar With the Format of Science Trade Books Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 37

Using Trade Books to Empower Science Learning Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 41

Conclusion Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 48

4 Learning Language, Learning Science Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 49

Building a Language-Rich Science Curriculum Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 51

Developing Vocabulary Knowledge Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 52

Learning About Nouns Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 61

Disentangling Discourse Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 69

Conclusion Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 75

5 Scaffolding Reading Through Strategy Instruction Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 77

Reading Strategy Instruction and Text Comprehension Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 78

Reading Strategy Instruction in Action: A Vignette Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 79

Bootstrapping Comprehension: Activating and Integrating Prior Knowledge Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 81

Monitoring Comprehension: Promoting Thinking During Reading Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 86

Consolidating Comprehension: Organizing Information From Text Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 92

Principles and Practice of Reading Strategy Instruction in Science Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 97

Conclusion Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 102

6 Learning to Write and Writing to Learn in Science Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 103

Why Write in Science? Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 103

Learning to Write Scientifically Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 104

Writing to Learn in Science: An Instructional Framework Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 111

Implementing the Writing-to-Learn-Science Instructional Model Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 113

Classroom Activities That Promote Writing to Learn Science Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 115

Conclusion Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 127

Endnotes Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 128

References Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 134

Index Sandra K. Abell Abell, Sandra K. 145

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