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Story Starters and Science Notebooking: Developing Student Thinking Through Literacy and Inquiry
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Story Starters and Science Notebooking: Developing Student Thinking Through Literacy and Inquiry

by Sandy Buczynski, Kristin Fontichiaro
 

Story Starters and Science Notebooking: Developing Student Thinking Through Literacy and Inquiry is designed to provide a meaningful, comfortable framework in which teachers and parents can encourage elementary children to explore scientific ideas in an inquiry-oriented format.

• Introduction

• Notebooking activities

• Problems to

Overview

Story Starters and Science Notebooking: Developing Student Thinking Through Literacy and Inquiry is designed to provide a meaningful, comfortable framework in which teachers and parents can encourage elementary children to explore scientific ideas in an inquiry-oriented format.

• Introduction

• Notebooking activities

• Problems to solve

• Background information for teachers

• 60 illustrations and halftones

• 24 figures

• Appendix

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This book shows how to use the power of story and inquiry to promote student thinking in science in grades 3-6. Although the stories in the book are original, the instructional approach is grounded in classroom practice and educational research on activation of prior knowledge, organization of information, and metacognition." - Reference & Research Book News

"This intriguing way of teaching science will appeal to both boys and girls. . . . Recommended." - Library Media Connection

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591586869
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/19/2009
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Sandy Buczynski is an assistant professor of education at the University of San Diego, CA.

Kristin Fontichiaro is an elementary library media specialist in Birmingham, MI.

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