This Isn't English Class! Using Writing as an Assessment Tool in Science

by: Michael Rockow

Writing is a huge part of science. It is the way scientists communicate ideas, results, conclusions, and opinions to other scientists. Thus, the author uses writing in a number of ways to have students demonstrate knowledge and as an assessment tool. In this chapter, author explains how to use persuasive writing, role playing, and imaginative writing in the science classroom.

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Elementary SchoolMiddle School

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Type Book ChapterPub Date 10/31/2011

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