According to teacher Jeanne Reardon, a contributing writer to Science Workshop: Reading, Writing, and Thinking like a Scientist (Heinemann, 2002), writing in science does more than provide a way to record investigations and collect data. Writing holds our thinking still so that we can revisit, rethink and revise our plans, our explanations, and our theories. The very act of writing clarifies our understanding and helps to develop our conceptual knowledge. In this section, topics include science journals and notebooks and strategies for implementing a non-fiction writer's workshop.
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