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ISBN:0325004595
Author: Bennett Daviss,Marlene Thier
ISBN13: 978-0325004594
Title: The New Science Literacy: Using Language Skills to Help Students Learn Science
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Language: English
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Publisher: Heinemann; 1 edition (March 15, 2002)
Pages: 218

The New Science Literacy: Using Language Skills to Help Students Learn Science by Bennett Daviss,Marlene Thier



literacy Building bridges to literacy in your science program. Personal Name: Daviss, Bennett

The New Science Literacy book. In chapters devoted to each of these literacy skills, authors Marlene Thier and Bennett Daviss detail specific metacognitive techniques that teachers can use to coach students to become independent learners.

ISBN13: 9780325004594. by Bennett Daviss and Marlene Thier.

by Marlene Thier, Bennett Daviss. March 11th 2002 by Heinemann Educational Books.

Author : Marlene Thier. Author : Bennett Daviss. Creator : Harold Pratt. Studio : Greenwood Press.

To this end, the authors provide lists of explicit performance expectations in each of the five areas of literacy for learning science.

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Science education is at risk, especially in elementary grades. Consequently, in elementary grades, other subjects are often swept aside as disproportionate amounts of class time are devoted to drills and exercises in math, reading, and related test-taking techniques. The threefold approach helps form the structure of support that teachers and students can use to reach both goals simultaneously. Explicit Expectations.

It shows how tapping into children's interest in science can help them develop key literacy skills and strategies as they explore the world around them. Examples of integrated science units include hands-on instructions and reproducible materials for learning activities that can be adapted to different grade levels. Thier, . and B. Daviss. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. s Collegiate Dictionary Vocabulary.

Whether you're a teacher new to science or a veteran teacher of science, here's a powerful new tool for teaching the subject through language literacy. This book explains how-how instructional synergy and power result from combining the two subjects. And it shows how-how teachers can use practical classroom techniques for combining these subjects at different grade levels, from elementary to high school.

Unlike other books that concentrate on reading and writing, this book defines "literacy in science" as more encompassing: it includes speaking, listening, and media analysis. In chapters devoted to each of these literacy skills, authors Marlene Thier and Bennett Daviss detail specific metacognitive techniques that teachers can use to coach students to become independent learners. By combining science, language, and guided inquiry, teachers can empower students to think and express themselves about science more effectively, improving their learning and retention. To this end, the authors provide lists of explicit performance expectations in each of the five areas of literacy for learning science. Reproducible pages including these performance expectations, graphics, and other metacognitive aids can be used by teachers and students alike to guide and assess growth in the use of language through science activities.

In addition to helping teachers in their daily teaching practices, The New Science Literacy addresses more widespread concerns among today's science educators, including the needs to reassert the rightful place of science in a basic curriculum to strengthen teaching skills and strategies among elementary educators unsure of science content and/or the teaching of language skills to help middle- and high-school science teachers raise student achievements in science by using language as an essential element of their science programs to enhance the movements for accountability, standards, and educational improvement.

As Harold Pratt, President of the National Science Teachers Association, confirms, this book "places the development of language literacy in the context of inquiry-based, activity-oriented science instruction called for in the National Science Education Standards....[It] embraces the richness and usefulness of language as a germane aspect of students' science learning experiences."

A companion website is available at: http://www.heinemann.com/thier

Reviews: 2
nailer
This book has a ton of useful ideas on increasing the reading, writing and speaking skills of science students. Not only did I implement many of these in my classroom, but I used it for a literacy research project.
Inertedub
Great book! Has excellent resources you can copy and give to students in the back of the book. Perfect for any science or language teacher!