Take 10 For Science - Integrating Writing and Science in the Multigrade Classroom
In order for students to master the art of scientific inquiry and understand the scientific process, they must first master basic skills. This article demonstrates how writing can be integrated into the science classroom. Techniques shared include: Observation Breaks; Field Narratives; Venn Diagrams; Concept Webbing and Mapping; Elaboration; Science Logs and Reflection Journals; Response Journals; Direct and Personal Analogies; Simple Parables.
Larry D Burton
Internet Resources; Serial Publications
Professional Development / Training
Grade 5-Grade 8
Teacher / Faculty