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  1. LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS

  2. LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS Reading Strategies for All Types of Text

  3. LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS BEYOND Content Area Reading Common Core ELA Standards

  4. LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS Content Area Reading • focus on learning from text • know how to study books, not to read like a chemist (including chemistry books) • emphasize text features and literacy learning tools Exit notes Advanced organizers Response journals Dictionary Internet Readability analysis

  5. LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS Skills for reading historical text include • Sourcing: considering the author and author perspective • Contextualizing: placing the document within its historical period and place • Corroborating: evaluating information across multiple sources • Wineburg, 1998

  6. LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS Consider the learning demands of each subject matter. Textbook Use Science - Essential History - Antithetical Literature - Irrelevant

  7. LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS Science Reading • technical, abstract, dense, tightly knit language (contrasts with interactive, interpersonal style of other texts or ordinary language) • nominalization (turning processes into nouns) • suppresses agency (focus on causation not intention) Schleppergrell

  8. LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS Math Reading • Goal: arrive at “truth” • Importance of “close reading” with an intensive consideration of every word in the text • Rereading a major strategy • Heavy emphasis on error detection • Precision of understanding essential Schleppergrell

  9. LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS Chemistry Reading • provides knowledge that allows prediction of how the world works • understanding needed of experiments or processes • connections among prose, graphs, charts, formulas (alternative representations of constructs) • major reading strategies include corroboration and transformation Schleppegrell

  10. LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS History Reading • interpretative, sourcing central in interpretation (consideration of bias and perspective) • seems narrative without purpose and argument without explicit claims (need to see history as argument based on partial evidence; narratives are more than facts) • Single texts problematic - no corroboration Schleppegrell