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ERIC Number: EJ789458
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8121
Using Science Notebooks to Improve Writing Skills and Conceptual Understanding
Butler, Malcolm B.; Nesbit, Catherine
Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, v44 n4 p137-145 Win 2008
The purpose of this article is to provide teachers with strategies for improving students' writing and deepening their conceptual understanding through the use of science notebooks. The strategies include using various resources and providing a variety of feedback opportunities for students. A sample science investigation and an accompanying science notebook entry illustrate these strategies. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 6
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A