As science teachers, let us refamiliarize ourselves with the Core Standards for Literacy in Science, 6-12 Access the link, scroll to page 59, and review what we are already doing to enhance our students' ability to read informational text.
The Literacy components that we employ each day, as science teachers, are all outlined for us to enhance our skills. They are:
Key Ideas and Details
Craft and Structure
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
Try these literacy strategies...they enhance retention through student ownership
...while promoting the Common Core!
Power Notes (students will quickly make this their favorite)
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Check out the
("Writing Across the Curriculum in Science" - perfect for infusing literacy at all levels)
Contact us for templates to use in your classroom;
or for co-teaching and modeling opportunities.