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Vocabulary Notebook EDUC 634 V OCABULARY N OTEBOOK A SSIGNMENT Caroline Benavides Liberty University School of Education Author Note Caroline Benavides I have no known conflict of interest to disclose. Correspondence concerning this paper should be addressed to Caroline Benavides, Liberty University School of Education, 1971 University Blvd., Lynchburg, VA 24515, Email: [email protected] Page 1 of 11
Vocabulary Notebook EDUC 634 Abstract This project is to give clear, concise definitions of scientific words. The vocabulary notebook will help to define instruction, science concepts and how to implement them in a classroom. In the vocabulary notebook there will be definitions, the definition used in a sentence, illustrations or descriptions, as well as an example of how the teacher will use the concept in a science class. The vocabulary notebook is meant to be informative and detailed. Anyone who uses it should be able to understand each vocabulary word without any other help. The multiple different styles of defining the scientific word or instruction should help the reader to understand the word perfectly. The definition will be scientific but the rest will be used to explain the scientific definition of the specific word. The overall purpose of the vocabulary notebook is to stay up to date on specific science vocabulary words and instruction and how to use them in a science classroom. Page 2 of 11
Vocabulary Notebook EDUC 634 V OCABULARY N OTEBOOK T EMPLATE Vocabulary Word Define the word. (Use a scholarly source as a reference). Use the word in a sentence (Include the definition of the word in the sentence). Provide a description, explanation, or illustration of the word. Provide an example of how a teacher would use this concept (word) in science class. Scientific literacy “The knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts and processes required for personal decision making, participation in civic and cultural affairs, and economic productivity” (Kirshenbaum, 2009). Scientific literacy “is less about what one knows as it is about how ones know” (Derosa & Abruscato, 2019, pg. 13). A teacher can use scientific literacy in any science lesson. Assign a science lesson, have students study one thing and present their word or subject. They will have to use scientific literacy during their presentation. Content standards Content standards describe the what of what students should know and be able to do. The exact knowledge and skills students should attain. (DeMaria, 2015). The content standards explain what each student should know teach year. In the day to day of a classroom, teachers use content standards to create their science lesson plans. Page 3 of 11
Vocabulary Notebook EDUC 634 Measurable learning objective A measurable learning objective is an explanation of what the students should know by the end of the course and be measured at the end by a test or something to show the students did comprehend the information.

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