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ERIC Number: EJ414775
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4103
Content Literacy: A Definition and Implications.
McKenna, Michael C.; Robinson, Richard D.
Journal of Reading, v34 n3 p184-86 Nov 1990
Defines "content literacy" as the ability to use reading and writing for the acquisition of new content in a given discipline. Identifies three principal cognitive components: general literacy skills; content-specific literacy skills; and prior knowledge of content. Discusses the implications of content literacy for content area reading teachers. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Content Literacy