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ILA E-ssentials

Literacy Practices That Adolescents Deserve

Disciplinary Literacy Strategies in Content Area Classes

Cynthia Shanahan

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Disciplinary Literacy Strategies in Content Area Classes

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Knowing how a discipline creates, communicates, and evaluates knowledge, and how experts read and write, can help students' comprehension and writing. Shanahan discusses instruction in four disciplines (mathematics, science, history, and English), focusing on three aspects of disciplinary reading and writing: texts, claims and evidence, and disciplinary practices.

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