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.
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.
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.
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.