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Reading and Writing Strategies for Content Teachers

We know literacy skills are crucial for success in across content area. The Common Core State Standards have reinforced this idea with an enormous focus on literacy across contents. These resources are great for content area teachers who want to help students better access content through increased. These are also great for literacy teachers and coaches who want to help other teachers across the school support students toward success with the CCSS ELA Anchor Standards.
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Reading and Writing Strategies for Content Teachers
  • Rosy Reed says:
    This powerpoint offers several strategies for increasing reading comprehension through content texts in subjects like Science and Social Studies. This could be useful for your own strategy bank or to facilitate other teachers through the learning. The powerpoint includes activities and questions to guide adults through the content.
  • Rosy Reed says:
    In this video, a former nonfiction studies teacher shares how to structure a nonfiction studies class so that reading is taught in combination with content studies.
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    Common Core: Reading in Science Class

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    Rosy Reed says:
    This is perfect for Science teachers who want to ensure they are supporting students to meet the new Common Core ELA Anchor Standards. This short article offers immediately implementable strategies and ideas for integrating Common Core into the Science classroom.
  • Rosy Reed says:
    This is an example of a year-long plan for a 5th Grade Social Studies and Science teacher who is focused on teaching content AND literacy strategies. This plan offers enduring understandings, year outcomes and mini-lesson topics by content learning and by literacy skill learning.
  • Rosy Reed says:
    In this video from the Teaching Channel, two teachers share how they collaborate across English and Social Studies to plan for student success. They offer concrete strategies your school can implement to make this cross-collaboration possible.
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