Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning Across the Content Areas

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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: Write for Texas, reading, writing, using reading and writing to support learning, standards and instruction, reading like a writer, text types, using features of literary and informational text to guide reading, literary text, informational text, thinking like an expert, teacher modeling and think alouds, teacher modeling, think alouds

Description

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.

Standards

No aligned standards.

Resources

Resource ID: URAW0001 Grade Range: 5-12 By: Meadows Center Subject: ELA & Reading
This resource explores effective instructional techniques, including modeling how to read like a writer and using mentor texts.
Resource ID: URAW0002 Grade Range: 5-12 By: Meadows Center Subject: ELA & Reading
This resource contains original content from the Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies: Focus on Writing (TALA Writing) professional development.
Resource ID: URAW0003 Grade Range: 5-12 By: Meadows Center Subject: ELA & Reading
This resource shows teachers modeling how to read aloud literary and informational texts and use think-alouds.  
Resource ID: URAW0004 Grade Range: 5-12 By: Meadows Center Subject: ELA & Reading
This resource features content-specific strategies for using reading and writing to support learning in all content areas, with a focus on English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.