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Reading and Writing Strategies for the Secondary Social Studies Classroom in a PLC at Work®

Edited by: Mark Onuscheck, Jeanne Spiller

By: Daniel M. Argentar, Katherine A. N. Gillies, Maureen M. Rubenstein, Brian Wise

Prepare middle school and high school students to read, write, and think like social studies experts and historians. This PLC resource guides literacy development at the secondary education level with vital instructional strategies.

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A guide for literacy development in secondary social studies classrooms in a PLC

Prepare middle school and high school students to read, write, and think like social studies experts and historians. Part of the Every Teacher Is a Literacy Teacher series, this resource details how grades 6–12 teachers can work together to support literacy development and social studies learning. Explore how to develop collaborative teams, differentiate instruction, design meaningful common assessments, and more.

  • Recognize the need for and benefits of literacy development in social studies classrooms.
  • Learn why collaboration among different content-area teams in a professional learning community (PLC) can enhance reading and writing instructional strategies.
  • Foster student engagement by utilizing adaptable strategies for developing prereading, during-reading, and postreading skills in social studies.
  • Apply strategies for writing development in social studies.
  • Obtain tools and techniques for designing meaningful assessments that align with social studies standards and literacy goals of secondary education.

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Additional Information

Product Code: BKF908

ISBN: 9781949539035

Published By: Solution Tree

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