One of the three keys to teaching science is to keep a record. But what does writing in science look like? In episode 12 of the Tips for Teaching Science at Home Show, I am sharing the first part of a two-part series on tips for writing in science. This episode will look at the elementary years.
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During the early years, I believe that writing in science goes through three stages – oral, transition, and composition.
Stage 1 – Oral
Stage 2 – Transition
Stage 3 – Composition
The main thing you are looking for is consistent progress year after year.
Don’t miss the following book to gain a broad picture of the progression of writing skills:
Here are several articles to read about writing in science:
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