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ERIC Number: EJ912501
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
A Place for Content Literacy: Incorporating Vocabulary and Comprehension Strategies in the High School Science Classroom
Misulis, Katherine E.
Science Teacher, v78 n1 p47-50 Jan 2011
To help students learn and apply science content, teachers can embed content literacy instruction within science instruction. This involves teaching the content and the literacy skills students need to learn that content, such as vocabulary and comprehension. In this article, the author provides tips on how to incorporate content literacy strategies in the high school science classroom. A sampling of vocabulary and comprehension strategies is included to provide guidance for students throughout the learning process. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A