I am back with the second part of the writing in science series! We are looking at what writing in science should look like and how it progresses through the years.
In episode 13 of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show, I am sharing the second part of this two-part series on tips for writing in science. In this episode, we will look at the middle school years and beyond.
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As your student matures, their writing and reading abilities increase and they are beginning to work independently. These students will still go through three stages of writing – fact-finding, organizing, and summarizing.
Stage 4 – Fact-finding
Stage 5 – Organizing
Stage 6 – Summarizing
Again, 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:
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You may have noticed that this show's title went from the Tips for Teaching Science at Home Show to the Tips for Homeschool Science Show. After some feedback, we decided to make the change so that the show would be easier to find. We are still sharing the same great tips and are so thankful you guys are enjoying them!
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