Reading and Writing in Science Tools to Develop Disciplinary Literacy


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ISBN 9781483345680
Author/Editor Grant Maria C
Edition 2
Published 2015-02-28

This book offers science teachers a collection of research-based literacy strategies that can be implemented to help students develop science vocabulary, comprehend science textbooks and other reading materials, and engage in writing assignments that lead to better understanding of science content. Co-authored by a science educator and a literacy expert, the focus throughout is on using these strategies to enhance and deepen science content learning. The authors illustrate use of the strategies with science-specific examples. The authors include structures for scaffolding textbook access, ways for teachers to expand literacy in the classroom through the use of trade books, and strategies for assessing student learning.