Literacy in the Disciplines

A Teacher's Guide for Grades 5-12

Thomas DeVere Wolsey and Diane Lapp

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I. The Literacy of the Disciplines

1. What Is Disciplinary Literacy?

2. What Are the Literacy Demands of Experts in the Disciplines?: Talking with Scientists, Historians, Mathematicians, Authors of Fiction, Musicians, Artists, Athletes, and Technical Experts

II. Literacy Instruction in the Disciplines

3. Saying It Well: Instruction That Supports Academic Language Development in the Disciplines

4. Choosing the Right Words: Instruction That Supports Academic Vocabulary Use in the Disciplines

5. Arguing It Well: Instruction That Supports Communication in the Disciplines

6. Reading It Carefully: Instruction That Supports Reading in the Disciplines

7. Reading It Closely: Instruction That Supports Close Reading in the Disciplines

8. Writing It Down: Instruction That Supports Writing in the Disciplines

III. Routines That Support Learning in the Disciplines

9. Organizing It Well: Using Graphic Organizers in the Disciplines

10. Presenting It Well: Using Multimodal Tools in the Disciplines

11. Conclusion: Looking Forward