Achieve! Science - Literacy for Science

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Achieve! Science - Literacy for Science provides a range of tasks that will assist students to improve their use and understanding of critical science metalanguage.

Availability: Available Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9781921403842 Publisher: Blake Education Categories: ScienceChemistry
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Achieve! Science - Literacy for Science provides a range of tasks that will assist students to improve their use and understanding of critical science metalanguage. Key terms and definitions and their contexts are explored in a range of activity types that will develop students’ literacy skills. This book is divided into ten units, each of which focuses on a content theme. Extensive teacher's notes and answers are provided to make preparation and marking quick and easy. The CD contains all the pages that are featured in the book, as well as a file of illustrations that can be used for other activity sheets. The activity sheet documents can be easily edited to suit the needs of students and the curriculum requirements of your State.

Topics include:

  • Scientific method and procedure
  • Energy and motion
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Matter
  • Plants
  • Animals
  • The human body
  • The Earth
  • Our place in space
  • Ecology
 

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About the Achieve! Science Series

The Achieve! series of Science titles has been developed for teachers who require modified, curriculum-focused activities for secondary school students. It is aimed at students who, because of poor literacy skills, struggle to read and comprehend regular classroom materials. Students will experience success as they work alongside their classmates in the same subjects with material that is tailored for their literacy needs. Each book is divided into units that focus on a key topic and contain four to five photocopiable work sheets. The units could be taught as a lesson with students in groups of varying sizes. Alternatively, one or more activity sheets can be used as support material, or for individual homework, assessment or revision. Many books in the series include a CD-ROM that contain all the pages that are featured in the book, as well as a file of illustrations that can be used for other work sheets. These files can be easily edited to suit the needs of your students.

Key features:

  • Mature-look page layout and illustrations
  • Topics that will interest teenagers
  • An emphasis on literacy skills
  • Clear learning objectives
  • Starter activities, background topic information and ideas for summarising a lesson

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ISBN 9781921403842
Publisher Blake Education
Product Type Teacher Resources,
Year Level Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10,
Author(s) Laura Morrison

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