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A Place for Content Literacy

by: Katherine E. Misulis

To help students learn and apply science content, teachers can embed content literacy instruction within science instruction. This involves teaching the content and the literacy skills students need to learn that content, such as vocabulary and comprehension. In this article, the author provides tips on how to incorporate content literacy strategies in the high school science classroom. A sampling of vocabulary and comprehension strategies is included to provide guidance for students throughout the learning process.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2011Stock # tst11_078_01_47Volume 078Issue 01

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