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Unit 4: Science Notebooks--A Tool for Student Thinking and Writing

LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR UNIT 4


  1. Connect students to content through recording ideas, questions, evidence, data, and understandings with student experimentation and writing in science notebooks
  2. Recognize science notebooks as another tool to teach
    content using the CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy in speaking
    and listening, writing, and reading
  3. Analyze student work and writing based on science
    notebook entries (W1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9; WHST 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9;
    RI1, 2, 3, 4, 9; RST1, 2, 3, 4, 9; L6)
  4. Learn from other teachers about the instructional value of science
    notebooks