6 Summary

Language can create a barrier to learning and it is important that you help your students to access the words that they need to know in order to be able to understand the scientific concepts. This is the case in all the topics that you need to teach.

It is the constant use and repetition of the words that is most important, so speaking, reading and writing activities will all help to build your students’ understanding of key words.

Identify two techniques or strategies that you have learned in this unit that you might use in your classroom in the next topic you are going to teach.