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Buckets of Fun with Argument-Driven Inquiry in Your School Library!


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A new instructional model, called Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI), is introduced to elementary teachers in this article. The author shows how school librarians and classroom teachers can collaborate to help students construct and communicate evidence, or arguments. Evidence buckets, a collaborative activity, and related online resources are presented. The article appears in the free online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, which is structured around the seven essential principles of climate literacy. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 6

    Topics: Instructional Strategies, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, History-Social Science, States of Matter (solids, liquids, gases), Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Professional Development, Earth's Resources, Nature & Method of Science, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Mathematics, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Current Science, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Heat & Thermodynamics, Science, Earth & Space Science

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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Teachers