LITERACY ACROSS CONTENT
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This course is for Content teachers in grades 6-12 who wish to deepen their own understanding of how to help their students become more effective and efficient readers, writers, listeners, speakers and deep thinkers. This course will explore how content teachers can help students master the ELA content literacy standards for History and Social Studies or Science and Technical Subjects. Teachers will learn strategies for helping students read content materials with deeper levels of understanding. This course will help content teachers meet Disciplinary Literacy standards for reading, writing, listening and speaking.
This interactive course is designed for job-embedded learning and practical classroom application using our virtual lesson study process. This virtual lesson study environment will help facilitate the process for teachers to better incorporate the instructional practices outlined within State Standards, embed writing instruction in ongoing teaching and classroom units and lesson plans.
This course has been divided into five modules:
1. What is Disciplinary Literacy?
2. Annotating Texts and Increasing Reading Motivation
3. Research Writing and Synthesizing Multiple Sources
4. Argumentative Writing
5. Writing Informational Texts
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