Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning Across the Content Areas

  • Subject(s): ELA & Reading
  • Grade Range: 5 - 12
  • Release date: 03-01-2016
  • Tags: writing, Write for Texas, using reading and writing to support learning, standards and instruction, reading, text types, reading like a writer, using features of literary and informational text to guide reading, literary text, informational text, thinking like an expert, think alouds, teacher modeling and think alouds, teacher modeling


This resource presents instructional writing and reading practices that support the content area learning of adolescent learners.

The Write for Texas guiding principles of effective writing instruction, developed for all teachers across disciplines, focus on building every student's understanding and ability to read, write, and think like experts—historians, mathematicians, scientists, and literary critics.


No aligned standards.