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Saturday, November 4 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Writing About Models

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Add Some WAM to your Models!Writing About Models, affectionately dubbed WAM, allows students todescribe in words what their model visually explains about sciencephenomena. Students can write about their own model or what they see inother models. Models and their written explanations challenge students tocommunicate thinking multiple ways. By explaining a model, studentssummarize and synthesize what they visually explain, deepening theirunderstanding of a phenomenon.Learn more about this writing routine to help maximize the impact ofscientific models in your class!

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Amy Booth

Literacy TOSA, Escondido Union High School District
Amy Booth is veteran social science teacher and TOSA/Instructional Coach for Literacy in the Escondido Union High School District. She is inspired by NGSS, and enjoys collaborating with district science teachers to strengthen student communication skills.

Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
Room 208 San Diego Miramar College

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