Are you looking for ways to help your students improve their literacy skills? Using science notebooks to help students write about their inquiry-based science experiences helps develop both science concepts and literacy as students practice communicating their observations. Here are some resources for you:
- Visit the Science Companion website for a free article about the What, Why, and How of using student science notebooks in your classroom.
- Visit the NSTA website to download an article from their Science and Children journal about how teachers can encourage and assess student writing in science. The article is free for NSTA members.
- Click here for links to great research on science inquiry and literacy.