Reflection: Vertical Alignment Sea Stars --The Divas of the Sea - Section 4: Explain


Whenever possible, I bring in as many reading and writing features into my science lessons as I can fit.  I believe it is very important for the students to know and understand that becoming a well rounded scientist, does not mean having great ideas and questions.  A good solid scientist needs to be well read, know how to utilize those reading strategies and also be a  good writer.  For this reason, I want to always be sure that I include the language of reading and writing within my teaching.  

Showing children the source where the information originated helps them to understand that I do not know everything. I need to learn and find information just as a real scientist would.  

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  Vertical Alignment: Connecting Text Features
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Sea Stars --The Divas of the Sea

Unit 6: Unit 6 - The Waters of the World
Lesson 3 of 10

Objective: SWBAT compare the migration patterns of Sea Stars to other ocean creatures.

Big Idea: Discovering the wonder of sea stars and how magical they can be is so exciting. Combine that information with their incredible adaptations and find how they are connected to other creatures in the sea and you have the perfect combination for fun.

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