ERIC Number: ED409190
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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Integrating Science and Language Arts in Your Classroom. Reproducibles.
Pottle, Jean; Rutley, Mary
This book contains information on a wide range of books for interdisciplinary teaching and makes connections with science, math, language, social studies, music, and art. The items referenced contain book summaries, lists of objectives, ideas for connecting the subjects taught in elementary and middle school, field and classroom activities, reproducible student pages, and suggestions for evaluating students' work. The books discussed are organized by themes: (1) Birds and Bees and Other Species; (2) A Habitat Is Home; (3) All Is Not Well; (4) Tuning In To Nature; and (5) Inventors, Ideas, and Impacts. For each item discussed there is an extended overview of the book, curriculum connections, objectives, a list of interdisciplinary activities, and comments for the teacher with suggestions for evaluation. This book also includes student guidelines for problem solving, writing, preparing and presenting oral reports, observing phenomena, listening, role-playing, keeping a journal, setting up displays, and organizing field trips. (JRH)
Descriptors: Animals, Birds, Childrens Literature, Communication Skills, Ecology, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Habitats, Interdisciplinary Approach, Inventions, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Problem Solving, Science Activities, Teaching Guides
J. Weston Walch, Publisher, 321 Valley Street, P.O. Box 658, Portland, ME 04104-0658 (O-28420).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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