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Think like a Scientist

Think like a Scientist

Author: Nancy Pham

Have students learn about domain specfic words about science. 

Students will learn some science vocabulary words ahead of time at home. They will read about it in their text books. Then they will take the quiz to see if they know domain specific words that can replace simple words in class. Then we will practice identifying and using these words by reading books and spotting them out with a partner. Then we will write a paragraph using these domain specfic words. All these will be done in class. 

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Fun Practice and Apply Activity


Have the students label parts of any animal they want using domain-specific words. While they label, they can discuss further with one another about the parts and words. 

Example 2

Example 1

The breakdown of words

Science Domain Specific Words Lesson