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Promote Enduring Understanding with Literacy Infused Units

2016 NSTA Nashville Session

Jessica Fries-Gaither

on 2 December 2016

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Transcript of Promote Enduring Understanding with Literacy Infused Units

How does science support literacy development?
Vocabulary development
Background knowledge
Focus on nonfiction text
How does literacy support the development of science content and practices?
Posing questions
Writing and following procedures
Documenting observations (in words and in visuals)
Comparing findings to existing body of knowledge
Communicating findings
Why integrate?
Debriefing Our Experiences
Where did you see integration of science and literacy?
How did literacy activities support the development of science content and practices?
How did science activities support the development of literacy skills?
Middle School Focus
The Teeth and Toes of Horses
Beaks and Biomes: Understanding Adaptation in Migrating Organisms
Thank you!


Getting Started
Exploring an Integrated Approach
Wrapping Up
Promote Enduring Understanding with Literacy Infused Units
Jessica Fries-Gaither
Terry Shiverdecker
How is the sanderling adapted to live in two different environments?
In what ways have environmental pressures led to changes in horses over time?
Session Agenda
Introductions & overview of work
Why integrate?
Hands-on experiences
Debrief & questions
Inquiry-based science
authentic, integrated literacy activities
meaningful learning
Book signing from 12:00-12:25 Saturday
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