The quick solution to integrating Literacy and Scientific Enquiry Skills into every day teaching with short targeted activities, helping your students to get better results. Meet the new assessment requirements and improve grades by targeting literacy, communication, and scientific enquiry skills Easily integrate skills teaching with targeted, short, student-friendly activities for every day lessons Track and encourage skills progression with student and teacher progression charts Save time with this flexible resource, with clear teacher notes and advice, suitable for experienced teachers and NQTsAll activities and notes are available as editable MS Word files on the accompanying CD-ROM.
Table of Contents:
SECTION 1: LITERACY SKILLS IN SCIENCEChapter 1 Before ReadingChapter 2 During ReadingChapter 3 After ReadingChapter 4 Preparation for writing: the importance of oracyChapter 5 Writing for different purposesChapter 6 Structuring reportsSECTION 2: SCIENTIFIC ENQUIRY SKILLSChapter 7 Scientific ideasChapter 8 Designing experimentsChapter 9 Recording and processing resultsChapter 10 Analysing resultsChapter 11 Drawing conclusionsChapter 12 Evaluating an experimentChapter 13 Experiments for enquiry skillsINDEXEach chapter include teacher notes, activities, and a progress chart.
About the Author(s):
Adrian Schmit is an experienced author of KS3 and GCSE educational resources, including the highly successful Hodder Education WJEC GCSE Science and Additional Science Student Books and Practice Books. Adrian has over 27 years teaching experience and has been a GCSE science senior/principal moderator for over 20 years. Julia Leewood is the Secondary Science and Assessment consultant for Camden (London), with over 20 years teaching experience. Her current role involves working with teachers to develop proven and effective practices that improve learning in all areas of teaching, in particular Literacy, Assessment for Learning, and Thinking in Science. Alison Pyle is the Secondary Literacy Consultant for Camden (London). She has over twenty years' experience in education in inner London Schools and nationally via a secondment to the National Strategies. Alison's current role involves working with teachers to embed literacy skills in subjects across the curriculum, specifically developing speaking and listening, reading and writing skills so that all pupils can effectively demonstrate their subject knowledge and understanding.