ERIC Number: EJ1024747
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-May
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Does Disciplinary Literacy Have a Place in Elementary School?
Shanahan, Cynthia; Shanahan, Timothy
Reading Teacher, v67 n8 p636-639 May 2014
This commentary discusses what disciplinary literacy is and why it is important. It then discusses the ways in which elementary school teachers can infuse aspects of disciplinary literacy into elementary instruction. It argues that the Common Core Standards, even those at the K-6 level, are providing avenues for preparation for disciplinary literacy.
Descriptors: Literacy, Intellectual Disciplines, Elementary Education, Academic Standards, State Standards
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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