June and July 2011: Content Literacy for 5-8 and 9-12 Science Teachers


Vocabulary and Questioning

OUR  Science Literacy Vocab & Quest.ppt  - PowerPoint

Vocabulary & Questioning HO.pdf   - Handouts

QAR Sheet.ppt - Question-Answer Relationships Handout/Poster by Merica Howie


Ball Buddies Video from ITunes U  Ball Buddies.wmv

Dare Devils Dog Video Link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqIyuWaXkxI

Spectacular 1913 Train Collision Link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUc3wd4It8g

Super Helmet Safety Video Link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQbA73V9T44


Summarizing and Writing to Learn

OUR Science Summ & WTL.pptx  - PowerPoint

5-8Sci.SummarizationH.pdf   - Handouts


Top 15 Famous Animal Clonings Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJ9Syd3GqQc&feature=related

Jaywalking Placement Test Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qawxS8NHtlg

Everyone Loves Raymond "Humm Vac Episode" Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juLwo_gGptk


Great Video of using vocabulary and writing in an 8th grade science classroom video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYNCplL-LH4

(Be sure to notice the teachers walls as the video plays.  They are filled with word walls and great posters.