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Picture Perfect Science
- Next Generation Science Standards K-5This alignment will show you which books are covered in which lessons.
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- Picture-Perfect Science Lessons by Winner of 2011 Bronze EXCEL Award from Association Media & Publishing!How do you improve upon perfection? For years, new and experienced elementary school teachers alike have extolled the virtues of Picture-Perfect Science Lessons-the expertly combined appeal of children's picture books with Standards-based science content. The award-winning, bestselling book presents ready-to-teach lessons, complete with student pages and assessments, that use high-quality fiction and nonfiction picture books to guide hands-on science inquiry.This newly revised and expanded 2nd edition of Picture-Perfect Science Lessons manages to surpass the original. Classroom veterans Karen Ansberry and Emily Morgan, who also coach teachers through nationwide workshops, know elementary educators are usually crunched for science instructional time and could often use refresher explanations of scientific concepts. So the authors added comprehensive background notes to each chapter and included new reading strategies.They still show you exactly how to combine science and reading in a natural way with classroom-tested lessons in physical science, life science, and Earth and space science. And now they offer five brand-new lessons-"Batteries Included," "The Secrets of Flight," "Down the Drain," "If I Built a Car," and "Bugs!"-bringing the total to 20. As always, the appropriate National Science Education Standards are clearly identified throughout.Picture-Perfect Science Lessons draws on such diverse-and engaging-books as Dr. Xargle's Book of Earthlets, A House for Hermit Crab, Rice Is Life, Oil Spill!, Sheep in a Jeep, The Perfect Pet, andWeird FrCall Number: Reserve Desk (Main Floor) LB1585 .A58 2010ISBN: 9781935155164Publication Date: 2010
- More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons by "More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons, K-4! This volume offers 15 new lessons that combine picture books and inquiry to develop students interest in science and reading. More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons, K-4, follows the same winning formula that made the first volume a bestseller. The lessons cover physical science, life science, and Earth and space science. They include reproducible student pages and assessments. They feature embedded reading-comprehension strategies. And they make students yearn to learn from such engaging fiction and nonfiction books." -Amazon.comCall Number: Reserve Desk (Main Floor) LB1585 .A57 2007ISBN: 9781933531120Publication Date: 2007-03-01
- Even More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons, K-5 by Since the debut of the Picture-Perfect Science books and workshops more than 10 years ago, authors Emily Morgan and Karen Ansberry have learned one thing for certain: Elementary school teachers are constantly clamouring for even more ways to engage children in reading and science through picture books! To meet that demand, the 15 all-new lessons in Even More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons bring you: Even more convenience: You can cover reading and science content simultaneously and save time with ready-to-use student pages and assessments. Even more confidence in your own expertise: You get relevant science concepts and reading comprehension strategies to keep your teaching on track. Even more ways to entice even reading-phobic children: Each lesson makes students yearn to learn science from such captivating fiction and nonfiction picture books as Houdini the Amazing Caterpillar; Captain Kidd's Crew Experiments With Sinking and Floating; and The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. Plus: This latest volume even connects the lessons to A Framework for K-12 Science Education and the English Language Arts and Literacy Common Core State Standards. Just as teachers like you have been hoping, Even More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons delivers the whole package: teacher-friendly lessons, strong standards-based science content, and a kid-magnet formula that will get your students engrossed in science while they improve their reading skills.Call Number: Reserve Desk (Main Floor) Q181.3 .A582 2013 Gr.K-5ISBN: 9781935155171Publication Date: 2013
- Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, K-2 by "For teachers eager to integrate STEM into their school day, these 15 kid-friendly lessons convey how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics intersect in the real world. They embed reading-comprehension strategies that integrate the STEM subjects and English language arts through high-quality picture books. You'll help your K--2 students engage in STEM activities while learning to read and reading to learn. The lessons will lead your students to ask questions and define problems; obtain, evaluate, and communicate information; and engage in argument from evidence. Along the way, students invent a handy backpack, design their own process for recycling crayons, and build a model habitat for an imaginary pet. Includes: fiction and nonfiction book pairs; background reading, materials lists, student pages, and assessments for each lesson; and connections to science standards and the Common Core State Standards for both English language arts and mathematics."Call Number: Reserve Desk (Main Floor) LB1532 .M59 2017ISBN: 1681403285Publication Date: 2017-03-15
- Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, 3-5 by "This volume for the upper-elementary grades uses a variety of both fiction and nonfiction books to teach STEM concepts and reading comprehension strategies. Through accompanying lessons, you can teach ways to plan and carry out investigations, analyze and interpret data, and construct explanations and design solutions. Along the way, your students will invent toy cars, learn how scientists use technology to track individual animals within larger groups, figure out how to reduce plastic pollution, and tackle other real-world projects."Call Number: Reserve Desk (Main Floor) LB1585 .M67 2017ISBN: 1681403315Publication Date: 2017-05-01
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