Integrating Science and Literacy

The Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading units are based on three guiding principles: 1. Engage students in firsthand and secondhand investigations to make sense of the natural world. Firsthand investigations involve students in making observations, conducting tests and experiments, modeling scientific phenomena, gathering data, and searching for evidence. Secondhand investigations involve students in making sense of investigations … Read more

Strategy Guides

Strategy Guides highlight some of the most powerful instructional strategies from the Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading integrated curriculum. Each Strategy Guide provides a description of one of these strategies, an overview of how to teach the strategy with many science texts, and a specific plan for teaching the strategy with a Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading book. … Read more