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Introduction to Literacy Shifts in Content Areas
This 1-2 hour module provides an introduction to the key shifts required by the CCSS for Literacy in the content areas: history / social studies, science, and technical subjects.
Read this first! Detailed guide for presenters including a summary of the activities, suggested delivery of module, and annotations for the additional resources.
- 23-slide PPT
Conversation Around Discussion Topic: Processing the Shifts
Provide participants with an opportunity to reflect upon each of the key shifts in practice required by the CCSS and its implications for instruction.
Hands-on Activity: Name the Standards
Participants closely read and name the Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects with a 1-5 word phrase, which will allow them to become more familiar with the content of the standards.
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