Supporting Grade 5-8 Students in Constructing Explanations in Science: The Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning Framework for Talk and Writing

By providing a variety of strategies, scenarios, examples of student writing, classroom video clips from across all science content areas, rubrics, and guidelines for designing assessment items, this guide provides teachers with the tools to successfully incorporate scientific explanation in their own classrooms. The authors feature students from a variety of school settings and also include strategies to support instruction with ELLs and students with special needs.

Publisher: Pearson