Science and Literature: Making a Connection
Instructor: Judy Kvaale
Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)
Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
NDSU Credit Fee: $350
Class Offered Through eEducators
Enrich any science program with exciting science and literature lessons. Students can learn science through the many children. This course will examine ways to use literature to teach standards and expectations in science. At the end of this course, participants will be equipped with lessons to incorporate into their science instruction.
As a result of this participation in this course, students should:
1. Discover the benefits of using literature in science through researched based readings.
2. Explore the National Science Education Standards and Expectations
3. Generate a list of trade books that align with each science standard.
4. Develop lesson plans linking literature with science for expectations or benchmarks from the National Science Education Standards.
Lake, Jo-Anne (2000) Literature & Science Breakthroughs: Connecting Language and Science Skills in the Elementary Classroom. Markham, Ontario, Canada: Pembroke Publishers
About The Instructor
Judy Kvaale earned an M.S. in Elementary Education from Minot State University. Judy also earned a B.A. in Elementary Education, with a minor in reading. Judy has over 35 years of experience as a third grade teacher as well as experience instructing graduate classes and adult education. Judy also received the West Fargo Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Month award.
A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided.