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Facilitator's Guide for What's Your Evidence? Engaging K-5 Children in Constructing Explanations in Science

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ISBN-10: 0132120593

ISBN-13: 9780132120593

Edition: 2013

Authors: Carla L. Zembal-Saul, Katherine L. McNeill, Kimber Hershberger

List price: $14.99
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Conduct a Book Study Group!The Book Study Facilitator's Guide provides ideas on how to conduct a Book Study group or professional development with What's Your Evidence? Engaging K-5 Students in Constructing Explanations in Science (ISBN: 0132117266). There are two goals of this guide: (1) to support the development of a collaborative teacher community that shares a common interest and supports each other in their work; and (2) to link the ideas presented in the book to classroom practice in which students construct scientific explanations in both writing and talk. This Book Study guide provides participants with an avenue to collaborate with their colleagues to discuss the ideas in the…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/8/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Introduction
Importance of Supporting Students in Scientific Explanations
Understanding the Scientific Explanation Framework
Introducing the Scientific Explanation Framework to Students
Planning for Explanation-Driven Science
Scaffolding Scientific Talk and Writing
Instructional Sequence and Teaching Strategies
Designing Scientific Explanation Assessments
Designing and Using Rubrics
Supporting Learning over Time
Handout Pages
Air Bag Investigation
Scientific Explanation Framework
Student Writing Examples from Air Bag Investigation
Variations of the Scientific Explanation Framework
Planning for Scientific Explanation
Battery and Bulb Lesson Transcript
Writing Scaffold for Adaptation Investigation
Instructional Sequence for Constructing Scientific Explanations
Integrate Instructional Sequence for Constructing Scientific Explanations
Designing Assessment Tasks-Force and Motion Example
Designing Assessment Tasks
Base Scientific Explanation Rubric
Specific Scientific Explanation Rubric-How Does the Position of the Light Source Change the Position of the Shadow?
Student Examples-How Does the Position of the Light Source Change the Position of the Shadow?
Student Examples-What Happens When You Mix Solids?