We found 2,392 reviewed resources for content area reading skills
Strategies for Teaching Reading in the Content Areas
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching reading in the content areas presents its own set of challenges and requires its own set of skills. Learning how to preview a text, how to analyze headings and graphics, topics and subtopics, to recognize claims and evidence used to support these claims, are among the skills required. Resources that help readers develop these skills can be found in this collection designed for high schoolers.
Reading and Taking Notes on Colonial Trades
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
In the tenth instructional activity of this unit, young scholars learn to categorize information as they continue researching their colonial trade. During guided practice, the teacher models how to read informational text slowly while...
Close Reading of That Book Woman: How Did People Access Books in Rural Areas of the United States?
3rd CCSS: Designed
For this ninth lesson plan in a larger beginning-of-the-year unit, close reading skills are used independently to find the gist of the story That Book Woman. Rereading for important details is the targeted skill to unlock a deeper...
Continued Close Reading of That Book Woman: Text-Dependent Questions and Vocabulary
3rd CCSS: Designed
Explicitly explained and delightfully detailed are two ways to describe this tenth lesson plan in a larger unit designed for the first few weeks of third grade. Learners continue to use and develop previously learned close reading...
Instructional Strategies That Facilitate Learning Across Content Areas
9th - 12th
Imagine 28 instructional strategies, appropriate for all subject areas and all grade levels. Directed Reading-Thinking Activities (DRTA), Question-Answer Relationship (QAR) activities, KWL charts, comparison matrixes, classification...
A Research Toolkit of 12 Reading Strategies for the Foreign Language Classroom
1st - 12th
Learning to read is not a simple task, but there are methods for assisting pupils as they develop literacy skills. The first four pages of this resource include information about language development and reading development, as well as...
How Does Scale Factor Affect the Areas and Perimeters of Similar Figures
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Are all the measurements scalable? Pupils work in groups or alone to determine whether figures are similar and find any missing side lengths. Then, they calculate the perimeters and areas of the figures. Finally, using the measurements,...
Grade 3 Literacy in Science: Animal Adaptations
2nd - 4th CCSS: Designed
I've always feel that the best lessons or units are ones that employ multiple content areas as a way to foster a complete topical understanding. Third graders research and study animal adaptations and then use their findings to write...