Content Area Literacy

Also called Disciplinary Literacy, here are effective strategies that help students learn the skills they need to read, write, think, and talk about your…
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8 Ways to Grow Students’ Vocabulary
By adding even a few of these strategies to your repertoire, you'll help students build vocabularies that will support them no matter what path they choose to pursue. | Cult of Pedagogy
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Integrating Culture & Literacy into a P.E. Curriculum
This NY school re-evaluated their P.E. course and redefined what it means to be a successful physical education student. | Cult of Pedagogy
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CommonLit | CommonLit Library | Browse Texts & Stories by Theme, Grade Level and More
As the weather warms, spring edges towards summer, and students’ attention can sometimes wander. Here are just three from many exciting new lessons from CommonLit to share with your students.
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The Art of Annotation: Teaching Readers To Process Texts
Annotation can be a powerful way to improve comprehension and increase engagement, but its effectiveness can vary depending on how it's taught. | Cult of Pedagogy
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Check Your School for Effective Literacy Instruction
Perhaps we have lost our way a bit. That’s understandable. But we need to get back on track, and fast. We must excise ineffective practices and zero in on what works. The literacy check-up process can help us do that. | Cult of Pedagogy
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5 Ineffective Teaching Methods to Replace with More Powerful Strategies
Every day these five teaching practices are used by teachers, yet none of them are backed by research. In many cases, these practices are not only ineffective, they can be downright harmful. | Cult of Pedagogy
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5 Questions for Any Text: Helping Kids Be Critical Readers
Five crucial questions help students become critical readers in the Age of Disinformation as they learn to look more deeply into any text, in any form, and see the influences around it, the voices and sponsors, the craft and rhetoric, the intent and message.
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Vocabulary Haiku: A Creative Approach to Deepening Understanding of Academic Vocabulary - Dr. Catlin
For teachers looking for more creative strategies for deepening students’ understanding of and ability to use academic vocabulary, try a Vocabulary Haiku.
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How To Redesign a P.E. Curriculum for Wellness | Cult of Pedagogy
When one district confronted their problems with physical education, they redefined what it meant to be successful.| Cult of Pedagogy
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A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing
The art of persuasion is an essential life skill. It also happens to be required curriculum for many teachers. Here is my method for teaching argumentative writing. | Cult of Pedagogy
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Live Cam Writing Exercise: Ready-to-Go-Tip
Here's a ready-to-use Hyperdoc with links to live cams for a fun writing exercise you could try today!
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Student-Made E-Books: A Beautiful Way to Demonstrate Learning | Cult of Pedagogy
Because this kind of e-book is ridiculously easy to create, having students make them is an excellent option for all kinds of final projects. And because lots of businesses now use e-books like these in their own work, assigning them to students gives them an extra skill they can take into their adult lives. | Cult of Pedagogy
Use the GIST strategy to help your students become confident and proficient readers. Get the FREE graphic organizer today! Reading Comprehension, Free Graphic Organizers, Become Confident, Improve Reading Comprehension, Graphic Organizer, Graphic Organizers
Improve Reading Comprehension with the GIST Strategy
Use the GIST strategy to help your students become confident and proficient readers. Get the FREE graphic organizer today!
These strategies can help students who have learned enough English to thrive socially, but may still need scaffolding to thrive academically. | Cult of Pedagogy Creating Curriculum, Language Objectives, Academic Language, Reading Test, Differentiated Instruction, Word Bank
Supporting Intermediate English Learners in Every Subject
These strategies can help students who have learned enough English to thrive socially, but may still need scaffolding to thrive academically. | Cult of Pedagogy
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Making Texts Accessible for All Students
To make sure social studies content reading is accessible to all students, no matter their level of reading when they arrive, add these strategies to your literacy toolbox to create entry points for everyone.