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Reading for Learning: Using Discipline-Based Texts to Build Content Knowledge by Heather Lattimer (grades 5-10)

Math is Language Too: Talking and Writing in the Mathematics Classroom (grades 3-6)
Learning to Read the Numbers: Integrating Critical Literacy and Critical Numeracy in K-8 Classrooms (grades K-8)

Voices from the Middle – Explore the Web-only content of recent issues for the "Common Core Connections" section (

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Online Learning

Self-Paced Investigation:  Building Academic Language to Deepen Comprehension and Learning (Grades 6-12)

Content Reading for Content Learning (5-12)

All Teachers are Not Teachers of Reading, but . . .   (6-12)

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Literacies of Disciplines: An NCTE Policy Research Brief





Literacy in Learning ExchangeA Resource…A Collaboration…A Coalition…A Movement to Transform Literacy Education in America.  Visit to find collaborative tools, resources, and stories of groups engaged in professional learning around topics related to building capacity!

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Standards-based lesson plans and strategies to enrich your repertoire!  Visit

Blending the Past with Today’s Technology: Using Prezi to Prepare for Historical Fiction Lesson Plan
To prepare for literature circles featuring historical novels, students research the decades of the 1930s to the 1990s and share their information using Prezi, a web application for creating multimedia presentations.

Preparing Students for Success with Reading in the Content Areas Strategy Guide
In this strategy guide, you’ll learn how to determine the level and type of support you need to provide students based on careful preparation as a content area expert.

Supporting Student Comprehension in Content Area Reading Strategy Guide
In this strategy guide, you’ll learn a few simple, yet powerful, techniques to encourage students to use peer talk and writing to enhance their understanding of content area texts.

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