Instructional Strategies for Science Lessons


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Which is true about reading in content areas, like science?

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1. Which is an example of differentiated instruction?

2. What three areas should teachers keep in mind when differentiating?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Science lessons use a number of instructional strategies which you can test your familiarity with in this printable worksheet and quiz combo. Topics of quiz questions will include differentiated instruction, scaffolding of reading tasks, content area reading and background knowledge of students.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Practice questions in this quiz will discuss:

  • Differentiated instruction
  • Areas to keep in mind when differentiating
  • Reading in content areas
  • Scaffolding reading tasks
  • Background knowledge

Skills Practiced

Students will exercise the following skills throughout these guides:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding differentiated learning to answer quiz questions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding background knowledge and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about instructional strategies from the related lesson on how to utilize them in science teaching

Additional Learning

For further learning on this education related topic, be sure to refer to the associated lesson entitled Instructional Strategies for Science Lessons. In this lesson, objectives will include:

  • Define schema, differentiate, background knowledge and other key concepts
  • Explain how a teacher can appropriately scaffold reading tasks
  • Know how to recognize and utilize different levels of background knowledge
  • Understand differentiated instruction and how to apply it to the classroom