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ERIC Number: EJ1134137
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Long-Form Science
Crockett, Dillon
Science Teacher, v84 n1 p27-32 Jan 2017
Using an extended text in an upper-level science course is not a revolutionary idea. Introducing a novel or nonfiction book into the curriculum can reward both teacher and student, offering deep immersion into science content, but may seem daunting to many teachers, especially those with little training in literacy instruction. This article offers strategies for teaching extended texts in the science classroom. Embedding an extended text into the fabric of a course helps teach both the science content and the critical literacy skills that students need to become educated citizens.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A