Unit 3: Literacy Strategies Application

Unit 3 Overview

In this unit you will read a series of articles from the NSTA journals: Science Scope and The Science Teacher. In each reading you will be asked to either identify and explain how a literacy strategy can be applied to the lesson or explain how literacy was being implemented in the lesson. Try to see the lesson from the viewpoint of both a teacher AND a student.

Task 1: It's a Piece of Cake!

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  • Read the following article. Pay attention to how analogies are used.
  • In your Design Journal, summarize the article and explain how literacy skills were promoted.

Piece of Cake

Task 2: Present..Critique..Reflect..Refine

  • Read the following article. Pay attention to the use of helpful learning strategies.
  • In your Design Journal, summarize the article and explain how literacy skills were promoted in the article.
  • In your Design Journal, explain how another literacy strategy can be applied or how you may improve on the article.

PCRR

Task 3:Food and Energy for All!!

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  • Read the following article and apply your knowledge of literacy strategies to it.
  • In your Design Journal, use your research and the research of others to explain how you would use a literacy strategy in this article to deepen understanding.

Food and Energy

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