Teaching STEM and Common Core with Mentor Texts: Collaborative Lesson Plans, K-5

Teaching STEM and Common Core with Mentor Texts: Collaborative Lesson Plans, K-5

by Anastasia Suen, Shirley Duke
     
 

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Librarians can use this book to become leaders in their schools, collaborating with teachers to keep them abreast of resources that will facilitate the inclusion of STEM in the curriculum.

• Offers five library lessons for each STEM subject based on a mentor text and a lesson for the collaborating teacher

• Provides a booktalk to interest the students

Overview

Librarians can use this book to become leaders in their schools, collaborating with teachers to keep them abreast of resources that will facilitate the inclusion of STEM in the curriculum.

• Offers five library lessons for each STEM subject based on a mentor text and a lesson for the collaborating teacher

• Provides a booktalk to interest the students and a "Book Time" section that allows for reading all or parts of the book accompanied by a general discussion

• Shows the range of grades for which each lesson is most suited and how it can be adapted

• Includes a graphic organizer (GO Chart) with each lesson, as well as two options for assessing the lesson

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This book is a practical resource for librarians and teachers to integrate Common Core and STEM into their instruction. . . . Recommended."
- Library Media Connection

"This title, written by two teachers with knowledge and experience in teaching the science and technology in the classroom, provides librarians with the tools they need to guide teachers to the right books for their curriculum. . . . This work will give librarians a wide range of ideas in how they can assist teachers with covering multiple Common Core State Standards and science standards." - ARBA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610694261
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
11/30/2013
Pages:
237
Sales rank:
672,946
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Anastasia Suen has taught grades ranging from kindergarten to college. She is a prolific author of over 150 books and founder of STEM Friday.

Shirley Duke has taught science for 25 years at the elementary and secondary levels and has written over 30 science books for children.

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