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Engaging in Argumentation from Evidence
Audience: Grade 3-12 science teachers | Prerequisite: Previous experience using Gizmos in the classroom
About the Workshop
Engaging in Argumentation from Evidence will help teachers investigate ways to effectively infuse literacy into science lessons with Gizmos. Participants explore the use of the Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning Framework to construct scientific explanations through experimentation, data analysis, and argumentation. The instructor demonstrates lessons that use argumentation to support scientific investigations.
Understand how using the CER framework in the science classroom develops higher level thinking
Explore the use of key literacy skills to develop student understanding of science concepts
Learn best practices for using Gizmos to incorporate literacy and argumentation into lessons
Resources for Teachers
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Share the agenda with the teachers that will be attending the workshop and add the date, time, and location to use as an informational flyer.
Lesson Planning Resources
Coral Reef CER: Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning handout for use after students have completed their scientific investigations using the Coral Reef Gizmo.
Lesson Planning Support: Review all of the web pages that were shared during the webinar.
Scientific Investigation Template: Use as a guide for recording student investigations.
Copy as needed to post the definitions and explanations for claim, evidence, and reasoning.
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Everybody's Talking About Gizmos
“I LOVED my engaging in argumentation from evidence session. It was just what I was looking for as I move towards an equity framework for literacy in my classroom. Thank you so much!”- Amberleigh Burns, Science Teacher, Colony High School