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!
Can you work from home and homeschool without going crazy? Yes, you can! Click "Read More" to listen to the tips in this episode of the Tips for Homeschool Science podcast to help you figure it out.
Should you demonstrate or experiment for hands-on science? And how do you know the difference? Click "Read More" to listen to a look at these two types of hands-on scientific tests and when you should use them.
So you have been doing hands-on science activities and your kiddos are having a blast! But how do you keep a record of the science they are learning is behind those activities? Simple – you have them write it up. Click "Read More" to see how to do this.