Unlocking Reading Comprehension with Key Science Inquiry Skills

by: Roxanne Greitz Miller

As secondary science teachers, we must remember that scientific literacy cannot be attained without fundamental literacy--the ability to read and comprehend textual information and write competently about the subject under study. To achieve literacy success, the Science-Cognition-Literacy Framework (Figure 1) was designed to give science teachers a basis for visualization of the sequencing of cognitive processes and instructional activities for developing science inquiry skills, and applying them to reading (and writing) activities based in science.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2006Stock # ss06_030_01_30Volume 030Issue 01

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