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Science Literacy Resources

PA Common Core Standards for Reading in Science and Technical Subjects

PA Common Core Standards for Writing in Science and Technical Subjects

Overview of the Common Core State Standards for Secondary Teachers

Disciplinary Literacy in Science from the Wisconsin Department of Education. Provides a definition of disciplinary literacy as applied to science as well as links to strategies and resources.

Integrating Literacy Strategies into Science Instruction - a very detailed and useful PowerPoint from the Carolina Curriculum Leadership Series. Provides specific, implementable strategies and resources.

Scientific Literacy in the Classroom from the Akron Global Polymer Academy

Using Technology to Support Struggling Students: Science Literacy, Vocabulary, and Discourse from the National Center for Technology Innovation

Teaching Science Literacy from ASCD

Literacy in Science: A Natural Fit from NTSA

Common Core Tips - Literacy in Science - a list of useful, easily implemented tips for Common Core Standard 2, “Determine the central ideas or conclusion of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.”

When Did I Become a Reading Teacher? - An honest look at why literacy is important across the content areas. Also provides easy literacy strategies for content area teachers.