Literacy in Physics: Reading a Primary Source

Grades 9-12 / Science / Bridges
CCSS: ELA.RST.11-12.2 ELA.RST.11-12.10

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

RST

Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12

11-12

11th & 12th Grades

2

Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.

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Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

RST

Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-€“12

11-12

11th & 12th Grades

10

By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.

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Lesson Objective
Analyze a scientific journal article
Length
7 min
Questions to Consider
How does Ms. Banks teach students to read scientific articles?
Why did Ms. Banks use a Google Doc to share her students' responses?
How does reading the article enrich students' bridge projects?
Common Core Standards
ELA.RST.11-12.2, ELA.RST.11-12.10

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  • Literacy in Physics: Reading a Primary Source Transcript

  • Lesson Plan: Instructions for Journal Reading 1.PDF

  • Building Bridges Writer's Notebook.PDF

  • Building Bridges Teacher Module.PDF

  • Reading Self Assessment.PDF

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Lesson Idea (Common Core) Literacy in Physics: Reading a Primary Source

Grades 9-12 / Science / Bridges

Literacy in Physics: Reading a Primary Source