Reading and Writing in Science Tools to Develop Disciplinary Literacy

ISBN-10: 1412956145

ISBN-13: 9781412956147

Edition: 2010

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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 10/21/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

About the Authors
The Role of Language in Science
Learning Is Based in Language
Using Language in Science
Developing and Activating Background Knowledge
Why Background Knowledge Is Important
Determining Relevant Background Knowledge
Demonstrations: Understanding While Seeing
Anticipation Guides: Looking for Misconceptions
Bridging the Gap When Background Knowledge Is Scant
ReQuest: Teaching Apprentices to Question
DR-TA: Predicting as a Key to Scientific Reading
QAR: Connecting Questions With Answers
The Background Knowledge Big Picture
Integrating Vocabulary Instruction Into the Science Classroom
The Importance of Vocabulary
Vocabulary Self-Awareness Charts
Content Area Word Walls
Instructional Routines Useful for Developing Vocabulary
Semantic Feature Analysis: Assessing Relationships Between Words
Word Cards: Investigating Examples and Non-Examples
Semantic Mapping: Visualizing Word Relationships
Fostering Independent Word Learning in Science
Word Play Promotes Increased Vocabulary Knowledge
Vocabulary Helps Students Understand Science
Reading Science Texts
Helping Students Read Science Texts
Read-Alouds Support Student Learning
Shared Reading Defined and Implemented
The Benefits of Shared Reading
Releasing Responsibility to Students
Facilitating Collaborative Learning
ReQuest: Reading With Questions
Reciprocal Teaching: Practicing What Good Readers Do
Incorporating Independent Practice
Why Teach Reading in Science?
Writing in Science: Scaffolding Skills for Science Students
Writing Like a Scientist Is Different
WebQuest: Collecting Data to Write
Writing Frames: Scaffolding for Scientific Writing
Teaching Scientific Phrasing
Writing Formats in Science
Why Learn to Write Like a Scientist?
Assessing Student Learning in Science
The Purpose of Assessment in Science
Using Assessment Information
Identifying Specific Students' Needs
Creating Science Assessments
Types of Assessments Useful in Science
Final Thoughts About Assessment
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