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In this hands-on resource, literacy expert Dr. Katie McKnight offers secondary teachers a clear understanding of what literacy looks like in math, science, and technical subjects. McKnight gives educators proven teaching techniques that help develop literacy skills in students. She also offers a wealth of practical strategies and ready-to-use activities that content area teachers can integrate seamlessly. Included are

  • Ideas for implementing the literacy requirements of college and career readiness (including Common Core) across content areas
  • A selection of activities that support literacy skills and build content knowledge in math, science, and technology classrooms
  • An easy-to-use Difficulty Dial that indicates the complexity of each activity
  • Robust student samples that bring the activities to life across a variety of grade levels and subjects

The attached sample chapter focuses on deepening comprehension for mathematics and science content and available as a free download.  (This chapter is provided with permission from Jossey-Bass publishers).  For the complete book see

Grade levels 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
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