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Scientific literacy teacher document

  • problems with scientific vocabulary
  • key word strategies
  • scientific vocabulary games
  • some useful word roots

Scientific literacy teacher document


Scientific literacy teacher document


Modelling literacy teaching episodes

  • how to write good answers to 6 mark questions
  • steps for writing
  • different types of science writing

Modelling literacy teaching episodes


Modelling literacy teaching episodes


Command words


Literacy resources to support student progress at GCSE

These literacy resources will help support teaching and learning of scientific literacy.

Why not model the process with your students and illustrate the type of writing they need to focus on developing, along with good and bad examples.

Top tip

  • Think - Talk - Write.

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