Picture-perfect STEM lessons, K-2 : using children's books to inspire STEM learning
- by Emily Morgan and Karen Ansberry.
- Arlington, VA : NSTA Press, National Science Teachers Association, 
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- xvii, 332 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Publisher's summary
For teachers eager to integrate STEM into their school day, Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons is an exciting development. This book's 15 kid-friendly lessons convey how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics intersect in the real world. They embed reading-comprehension strategies that integrate the STEM subjects and English language arts through high-quality picture books. You'll help your K-2 students engage in STEM activities while learning to read and reading to learn.Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, K-2 draws on diverse and attention-grabbing books such as The Handiest Things in the World, The Day the Crayons Came Home, and I Wanna Iguana. The lessons will lead your students to ask questions and define problems; obtain, evaluate, and communicate information; and engage in argument from evidence. Along the way, students invent a handy backpack, design their own process for recycling crayons, and build a model habitat for an imaginary pet. Through these lessons and activities, all young students, including reluctant scientists and struggling readers, will quickly find themselves absorbed in STEM-related discovery.Along with these new lessons come the easy-to-use features that have made Picture-Perfect a bestselling series for more than a dozen years:Fiction and nonfiction book pairsBackground reading, materials lists, student pages, and assessments for each lessonConnections to science standards and the Common Core State Standards for both English language arts and mathematics.Picture-Perfect STEM is a powerful tool for guiding instruction. You'll love how effective this book is, and your students will love learning about STEM.
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- Picture-perfect STEM lessons, K to 2
- Picture-perfect STEM lessons, kindergarten to second
- Picture-perfect science, technology, engineering, mathematics lessons, K-2
- 9781681403281 (print)
- 1681403285 (print)
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