Title

Is a Mealworm Really a Worm?: Promoting Better Writing and Concept formation in Science Notebooks

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Science and Children

Volume

49

Issue

5

Publisher

National Science Teachers Association

Publication Date

1-2012

First Page

32

Last Page

37

Abstract

The IMSCI model for scaffolding writing in language arts can be used with a science notebook. To illustrate how this model can be used in an early elementary classroom, the authors describe a six-week unit for first graders on insect life cycles.