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Take Five! for Science

150 Prompts that Build Writing and Critical-Thinking Skills · Maupin House

by Judy Elgin Jensen Author · Kaye Hagler Author


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Take Five! for Science transforms those first five minutes of class into engaging writing opportunities. Students will brainstorm their way through 75 topics within three main science divisions: earth, life, and physical science. All prompts are aligned with NGSS and ELA CCSS as students debate, compare, investigate, question, and design in response to 150 prompts. Whether your students are working to save endangered ecosystems, investigating distant constellations, creating unusual animals, or constructing a design solution, these diverse and creative prompts will have students looking forward to each day when they're asked to "Take Five!" for Science. Begin every day of the school year with a burst of writing in the science discipline with this comprehensive and fun resource. Ready? Set? Take Five!

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Capstone Classroom
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Maupin House


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