What is included with this book?
According to the Common Core State Standards, which have now been adopted by 46 states, students must develop literacy skills across all content areas. This means that educators must teach literacy—reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language—in subjects like Social Studies, Math, Science, and other technical areas.
This book help teachers understand what literacy looks like in English/Language Arts (ELA), Social Studies and other humanities-related subjects (such as: philosophy, psychology, history, classics, drama, foriegn language, and art), and shows them how to develop these literacy skills in their students. Author Katie McKnight is a popular education consultant who trains teachers nationwide on Common Core literacy. Features include:
Tables and Figures
About the Author
Chapter One: Why Does Content Literacy Matter?
Chapter Two: Deepening Reading Comprehension Skills and Content Knowledge
Chapter Three: Effective Content Area Writing Strategies
Chapter Four: Speaking and Listening in the Content Area
Chapter Five: Developing Academic Language
Chapter Six: Learning Centers and Student-Centered Activities
Chapter Seven: Technology Tools for 21st Century Learning
Chapter Eight: Helping Students Become College and Career Ready
Appendix A: List of Bonus Web Downloads
Appendix B: Literature Circles Resource Guide
Appendix C: Resources and References