Mystery Box Writing

by: William Straits

Developing writing skills along with content by incorporating hands-on science experiences and related writing lessons provides students with a purpose for writing, which makes it more meaningful to students. The Mystery Box lesson discussed in this article is a fun science/writing activity which helps students to develop observation skills while also motivating students to write.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 11/1/2005Stock # sc05_043_03_33Volume 043Issue 03

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