Using Content Area Literacy Strategies in Social Studies:

Often high school students have difficulty accessing and retaining content from SOSE texts due to the technical vocabulary and complexity of the text structure. Teachers need to support students in ways that are engaging and have the flexibility to be used with different SOSE lessons and units. These Powerful Practices and Thinking Tools provide students ongoing connection to the content- in, with and through the text.

   
       
   
       
     

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