ISBN-10:
1506306691
ISBN-13:
9781506306698
Pub. Date:
10/05/2015
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
This Is Disciplinary Literacy: Reading, Writing, Thinking, and Doing . . . Content Area by Content Area / Edition 1

This Is Disciplinary Literacy: Reading, Writing, Thinking, and Doing . . . Content Area by Content Area / Edition 1

by ReLeah Cossett Lent

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Overview

This Is Disciplinary Literacy: Reading, Writing, Thinking, and Doing . . . Content Area by Content Area / Edition 1

Think you understand Disciplinary Literacy? Think again.



In this important reference, content teachers and other educators explore why students need to understand how historians, novelists, mathematicians, and scientists use literacy in their respective fields. ReLeah shows how to teach students to:


  • Evaluate and question evidence (Science)
  • Compare sources and interpret events (History)
  • Favor accuracy over elaboration (Math)
  • Attune to voice and fi gurative language (ELA)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506306698
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/05/2015
Series: Corwin Literacy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 83,249
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Learn more about ReLeah Lent's PD offerings


An international consultant, ReLeah Cossett Lent was a secondary teacher before becoming a founding member of a statewide literacy project at the University of Central Florida. The author of eleven professional books--including This is Disciplinary Literacy: Reading, Writing, Thinking and Doing. . .Content Area by Content Area----and past chair of NCTE’s Standing Committee Against Censorship, she is also the recipient of ALA’s Intellectual Freedom Award, NCTE’s Intellectual Freedom Award, the PEN First Amendment Award, and state education awards from Florida and Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Chapter 1. Literacy Within the Disciplines
The Problem With Reading Strategies
Unpacking Disciplinary Literacy
Deeper Learning and Disciplinary Literacy
Disciplinary Literacy and Standards
The Role of the Teacher
Disciplinary Reading, Writing, Inquiry, and Collaboration
Suggestions for Further Reading
Chapter 2. Reading Within the Disciplines
The Benefits of Reading Within the Disciplines
Shifts for Reading Within the Disciplines
Reading Within Science
Reading Within Math
Reading Within History and Social Studies
Reading Within ELA
Questions (and Answers) About Reading Within the Disciplines
How to Get Students Reading in Every Discipline Every Day
Suggestions for Further Reading
Chapter 3. Writing Within the Disciplines
Benefits of Writing Within the Disciplines
Shifts for Teaching Writing Within the Disciplines
Writing Within Science
Writing Within History and Social Studies
Writing Within Math
Writing Within ELA
Questions (and Answers) About Writing Within the Disciplines
How to Get Students Writing Within the Disciplines
Suggestions for Further Reading
Chapter 4. Inquiry Within the Disciplines
Inquiry and Disciplinary Literacy
Shifts for Implementing Inquiry Within the Disciplines
Inquiry Within Science
Inquiry Within History and Social Studies
Inquiry Within Math
Inquiry Within ELA
Questions (and Answers) About Inquiry Within the Disciplines
How to Get Students Inquiring Within the Disciplines
Suggestions for Further Reading
Chapter 5. Collaborative Learning
The Power of Collaboration
Collaborative Learning by Any Other Name
Vocabulary: The Tool of Disciplinary Talk
Shifts for Implementing Collaborative Learning Within the Disciplines
Collaboration Within Science
Collaboration Within Math
Collaboration Within History and Social Studies
Collaboration Within ELA
Questions (and Answers) About Collaboration Within the Disciplines
Activities for Collaborative Learning Within the Disciplines
Suggestions for Further Reading
Chapter 6. This Is Disciplinary Literacy
Enter: Food Lit
Literacy Alive
Campfire: Literacy and Food
A Student Perspective
Collaboration and Community
Class Meals: A Metaphor for Community
Service-Learning at Home
Cross-Culture Connections
An Administrative Perspective
Students as Learners, Students as Presenters
The Power of Disciplinary Literacy
References
Index

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