Discipline: Professional Resources

Copyright: 2009

Grade(s): K - 6

Delivery Method: Print

Province: National

Imprint: Heinemann

The Essentials of Science and Literacy

Karen Worth and her colleagues understand the link between science and literacy connection. Their book is filled with both practical strategies and thought-provoking ideas that invite you to explore how the literacy teaching you may already be doing can be used in science instruction to the benefit of learning and thinking in both domains.

This highly readable and profoundly insightful book has three straightforward sections:

  • Essentials, from the nature of scientific inquiry to the importance of teacher questions
  • Talk, from creating a culture of talk to gathering ideas and making meaning
  • Writing, from the anatomy of science notebooks to their implementation and to writing beyond the notebook.