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ERIC Number: EJ1128249
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Disciplinary Literacy: Just the FAQs
Shanahan, Timothy; Shanahan, Cynthia
Educational Leadership, v74 n5 p18-22 Feb 2017
One of the most misunderstood parts of the Common Core State Standards is the section on literacy standards for history/social studies, science, and technical subjects. To help reduce some of the lingering confusion about these disciplinary literacy standards, Timothy and Cynthia Shanahan offer responses to a number of Frequently Asked Questions. They address such questions as, Why does the Common Core include disciplinary literacy standards? Don't disciplinary subjects have their own standards already? Isn't disciplinary literacy just a new name for content-area reading? If teachers in science, social studies, and other subjects are teaching disciplinary literacy, what are English teachers doing? and Who is responsible for ensuring that disciplinary literacy is taught?
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Language: English
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