Evolution and Natural Selection at the Top of the World


Resource ID#: 154907 Primary Type: Lesson Plan

General Information

Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Internet Connection, LCD Projector, Overhead Projector
Instructional Time: 2 Hour(s)
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: Arctic, evolution, natural selection, Darwin, climate change, Inuit
Instructional Component Type(s): Lesson Plan Worksheet Assessment Video/Audio/Animation Text Resource
Resource Collection: FCR-STEMLearn Literacy in STEM 2016

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Infectious Evidence:

Click "View Site" to open a full-screen version. This tutorial is designed to help secondary science teachers learn how to integrate literacy skills within their science curriculum. This tutorial focuses on using specific textual evidence to support students' responses as they analyze science texts. The focus on literacy across content areas is designed to help students independently build knowledge in different disciplines through reading and writing.

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Sparks Fly: Discovering Central Ideas:

Click "View Site" to open a full-screen version. This tutorial is designed to help secondary science teachers learn how to integrate literacy skills within their science curriculum. The focus on literacy across content areas is designed to help students independently build knowledge in different disciplines through reading and writing. This tutorial will demonstrate a series of steps that teachers can use with students to help them determine the central ideas of a science text. It will also demonstrate how students can trace a text's explanation or depiction of a complex process. Finally, it will explain what an effective summary contains.

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