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Is a Mealworm Really a Worm?: Promoting Better Writing and Concept formation in Science Notebooks
Science and Children
  • Kimberly H. Lott, Utah State University
  • Sylvia Read, Utah State University
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National Science Teachers Association
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The IMSCI model for scaffolding writing in language arts can be used with a science notebook. To illustrate how this model can be used in an early elementary classroom, the authors describe a six-week unit for first graders on insect life cycles.
Citation Information
Lott, K. & Read, S. (2012). “Is a mealworm really a worm?”: Promoting better writing and concept formation in science notebooks. Science and Children, 49(5), 32-­37.