Focusing on the new NSTA standards, this activity-centered resource uses a wide variety of children's literature to integrate science across the elementary curriculum. Fredericks uses a thematic approach and features the best in science trade books; stimulating hands-on, minds-on activities and experiments in life, physical, earth, and space sciences; and a host of tips, ideas, and strategies that make teaching and learning science an adventure. Annotated bibliographies of more than 400 trade books, practical ideas for authentic assessment, a variety of language arts extensions and techniques, and the best technological resources and science Web sites are also featured. Grades 1-6.
About the Author
ANTHONY D. FREDERICKS has written more than 20 books for Teacher Ideas Press. A former reading specialist and classroom teacher, he is currently professor of education, York College, York, Pennsylvania. Tony is the author of more than 65 teacher resource books, over 30 award-winning children's books, and several trade books on effective teaching.