Thursday, December 16, 2010

"Inspiring Middle School Literacy through Science and Social Studies" - new resources available through Teachers' Domain

These self-paced classroom lessons are designed to enhance the literacy skills of struggling readers in grades 5–8. Each uses videos, interactive activities, note-taking, reading, and writing to present students with an engaging science or history topic.

Each lesson addresses a range of specific literacy strategies, which are listed in the accompanying teacher's guide.

Content Areas
Science Topics
Social Studies Topics
Key Literacy Strategies
Asking Questions
Categorizing Basic Facts and Ideas
Comparing and Contrasting Ideas
Constructing Summaries
Determining Important Information
Establishing Cause and Effect
Identifying and Using Text Features
Making Inferences
Sequencing Events
Understanding Problem/Solution

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