ERIC Number: EJ634594
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Genre and Other Factors Influencing Teachers' Book Selections for Science Instruction.
Donovan, Carol A.; Smolkin, Laura B.
Reading Research Quarterly, v36 n4 p412-40 Oct-Dec 2001
Explores teachers' use of trade books as part of the science curriculum. Finds that teachers considered content, visual features, readability, and developmental appropriateness, as well as potential uses for the books that they selected. Contemplates the role of text in elementary science instruction, including its place in supporting teachers with the nature, or enterprise, of science. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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