New NSTA Book Helps Teachers Find Engaging Ways to Embed Reading Comprehension Strategies into STEM Lessons

The latest book in the Picture-Perfect Science series helps young students learn to read while they read to learn about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Teachers will find engaging ways to embed reading-comprehension strategies into STEM lessons with NSTA Press's new Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, 3-5: Using Children's Books to Inspire STEM Learning.

The book features 15 kid-friendly lessons and activities, all of which use high-quality picture books to integrate STEM subjects with language arts. For example, after reading Animals That Live in Groups, students learn how scientists use technology to track individual animals, then students use simulated field data to graph the frequency of certain elephant behaviors.

This book's lessons include the easy-to-use features that have made Picture-Perfect Science a best-selling series for more than a decade. Authors Emily Morgan and Karen Ansberry provide fiction and nonfiction book pairs plus background reading, materials lists, student pages, and assessments. Each lesson supports science standards and the Common Core State Standards for both English language arts and mathematics.

Browse sample pages of this title for free at the NSTA Science Store website.

For additional information or to purchase Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, 3-5: Using Children's Books to Inspire STEM Learning and other books from NSTA Press, visit the NSTA Science Store. To order by phone, call 800-277-5300 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET weekdays. The 389-page book is priced at $44.95 and discount-priced for NSTA members at $35.96. (Stock # PB422X2; ISBN # 978-1-68140-331-1)

About NSTA

The Arlington, VA-based National Science Teachers Association is the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence in science teaching and learning, preschool through college. NSTA's membership includes approximately 55,000 science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business representatives, and others involved in science education.

NSTA Press® produces 25 to 30 new books and e-books each year. Focused on the preK-college market and specifically aimed at teachers of science, NSTA Press titles offer a unique blend of accurate scientific content and sound teaching strategies. Follow NSTA Press on Facebook for the latest information and new book releases.

SOURCE: BUSINESS WIRE. ©2017 Business Wire

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