Middle School High Five: Strategies Can Triumph

Middle School CONTENT AREA READING Strategies for Explicit Instruction and Support
(Tennessee State Dept. of Education Division of Teaching and Learning)  - 103 pages -

Literacy & Learning: Reading in Content Areas, 
A Handbook for Teachers of Grades 6-8

The Literacy Web
is designed to promote the use of the Internet as a tool to assist classroom teachers in their search for best practices in literacy instruction, including the new literacy's of Internet technologies

Content Area Literacy Links -  List from this web site

Role of Vocabulary in Building Comprehension

Differentiated Instruction


Teaching & Learning

From the Access Center - Improving Outcomes for All Students K-8 - a national technical assistance (TA) center funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs.

Technology Assisting Literacy Knowledge (TALK)

Explore the lessons within each content area that demonstrate effective teaching that fosters literacy while teaching core content.

From the Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, Kentucky 40502

How Content Area Literacy can be used in a Music Classroom. 

IRA’s Focus on Adolescent Literacy:  Recommended Reading”

Carnegie Corporations website, “Advancing Literacy”

These sites contain extensive books, reports, articles, and links to best policy, practice, and research on Adolescent Literacy.

CRCSD Language Arts "Wiki"

CRCSD CAL Table of Contents