Formal Science Writing: Overview of a Science Article Minilesson

Use this short lesson to introduce students to the structure of a science article. Students skim student work samples to develop an understanding of the organization and essential information communicated in formal scientific writing. This is a great resource for preparing students to produce their own science research articles. Resources attached include lesson descriptions, student handouts, and a completed student work sample.

Project Information
Grade Level: 
Middle school (grades 6-8)
Resources I used: 
Lessons developed and tested by Cynthia Nye and 6th grade GT students at Loranger Memorial School, Old Orchard Beach.