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More Science Adventures With Children's Literature

Reading Comprehension and Inquiry-based Science
Fredericks, Anthony D. (Book - 2008 )
More Science Adventures With Children's Literature

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These dynamic literature-based activities will help teachers and school librarians energize the science curriculum and implement national standards. Fredericks presents hundreds of "hands-on, minds-on" projects that actively engage students in positive learning experiences. Each unit offers book summaries, science topic areas, critical thinking questions, resources, reproducible pages, and easy-to-do activities including science experiments for every grade level. Chapters cover: Life, Space, Earth, Physical Science, and the Human Body. The author provides practical guidance for teaching science through inquiry, for collaboration with school librarians, for integrating literature across the curriculum, and an up-to-date section of annotated bibliographies of the best in children's science literature. Grades K-4.
Authors: Fredericks, Anthony D.
Title: More science adventures with children's literature
reading comprehension and inquiry-based science
Publisher: Westport, CT :, Teacher Ideas Press,, 2008.
Characteristics: viii, 442 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.
Contents: Science, reading and children's literature: Teaching elementary science
Science and children's literature
Collaboration: Making magic in science
Teaching comprehension: Principles and practices
Reading comprehension strategies that work
How to use this book
Activities, projects and experiments: Literature selections
Extending the possibilities: Readers theatre
Appendix A: Annotated bibliography of children's literature
Appendix B: Reading aloud in science class
Appendix C: Teacher resources
Local Note: 118 172
ISBN: 9781591586197
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