This resource provides background information about reading and writing pedagogy, science standards, adolescent and young adult literature, and lesson designs. The book contains theory and practical applications. Sample lesson plans are included as models for teachers to adapt to meet their own individual classroom needs. Written by a professor of science methods and an educational consultant who specializes in secondary methods and literacy, this bookáoffers graphic organizers, diagrams, and templates that promote literacy within any secondary science curriculum. The authors also discuss using technology in the classroom and meeting the needs of all students in an inclusive setting.
List of Figures
About the Authors
1. Constructing a Scientifically Literate Society
2. Textbooks in the Science Classroom
3. Beyond the Textbook
4. Writing in Science
5. Using Technology to Enhance Reading, Writing, and Inquiry