Content Counts!

Developing Disciplinary Literacy Skills, K–6


Jennifer L. Altieri

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With so much emphasis on literacy in the elementary grades, how do you give math, science, and social studies the attention they deserve? How do you make content count without sacrificing the precious time spent on nurturing literacy development?

This book's innovative approach to disciplinary literacy shows you the way. Chock-full of fun and engaging hands-on activities to teach essential content material, the chapters will help students

  • Meet comprehension demands through the grades
  • Communicate content knowledge orally
  • Create content connections through writing
  • Develop viewing skills for content reading

The activities can be modified for a range of ages, grades, and abilities. Activity extensions and adaptations help you adjust instruction as needed.

Content Counts! is an essential resource for developing the literacy skills and content area knowledge students need to succeed in middle school, high school, and beyond.

© 2011 | 264 pp.
ISBN 13: 978-0-87207-838-3

Content Counts!

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