Disciplinary Literacy

What is DISCIPLINARY LITERACY?

From the work of Tim Shanahan and his article with his wife, Cynthia: Teaching Disciplinary Literacy to Adolescents: Rethinkng Content-Area Literacy.

Shanahan and Shanahan 2008.pdf

From Shanahan's blog: is it really possible to teach students to read like an expert? Read the blog entry here.

Mentoring Students in DL_Buehl.pdf

Doug Buehl on Mentoring Students in Disciplinary Literacy


A podcast on how different disciplines make meaning in text


Disc Lit Adapt not Adopt jaal301.pdf

Isn't content area reading the same as disciplinary literacy? Where does content fit into the meaning making process?


Source: Victoria Gillis, Disciplinary Literacy: Adapt Not Adopt (You'll find the article above.)