Content Literacy Guide
Developed by Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)
Published: 4/26/2012 9:00 AM
This Content Area Literacy Guide, one component of CCSSO’s Adolescent Literacy Toolkit, explains the importance of content literacy and provides examples of instructional strategies and best practices that support all students as they progress from the learning-to-read focus of elementary school to the reading-to-learn focus of high school core content classes. It also includes a framework for effective lesson planning and a template to assist with planning content area lessons that incorporate before, during, and after reading. Teachers may adapt the template to address district and local school lesson planning requirements. The Guide may be accessed here.
This resource pertains to the following topics: