Literacy Across Curriculum

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Literacy Across Curriculum by Mind Map: Literacy Across Curriculum

1. Benefits

1.1. Introduce a new unit

1.2. Use as an attention grabber

1.3. Used to enhance student learning

1.4. Include a variety of cultures

1.5. Students can bring in their favorite literature

1.6. Extends thinking & deepens understanding

2. Personal Experience

2.1. Grade 6

2.1.1. Create a story writing & visual strands

2.2. Multiple grades

2.2.1. in class presentations

2.3. Language trip to France & Spain

2.3.1. practical application of language use

2.4. Social

2.4.1. Create a storyboard of historical events

2.5. Foods Class

2.5.1. create a recipe or draw the result of a recipe

3. Identity Texts

3.1. Example: "I Am" writing

3.2. Use as icebreaker

3.3. Get to know student names

3.4. Creates positive space

3.5. Get to know the students' background

3.6. Help decrease anxiety

3.7. Include variety of cultures

4. Resource Examples

4.1. "Using Picture Books to Engage Middle School Readers" By: Patricia Murphy

4.2. "Writing to learn across the curriculum: Tools for comprehension in content area classes" By: Kathy Knipper & Timothy Duggan

4.3. AccessLearning

4.4. Tumblebooks


5. Sample Activites

5.1. Science

5.1.1. Create and Present a lab report

5.2. Social

5.2.1. Write letters to ancient people & socities

5.3. Math

5.3.1. Text representation of concepts

5.4. Art

5.4.1. Transform words into art

5.5. Physical Education

5.5.1. Guided Writing Procedure before instruction

6. Strategies

6.1. Read Arounds

6.2. Teacher reads a relevant exert

6.3. Create a story for a wordless book

6.4. Begin with the writing process

6.4.1. Without this concept literacy will decrease

6.5. Guided writing procedure

6.5.1. Class brainstorm then individual write

6.6. Quick Writes

6.6.1. pre-topic writing on an index card

6.7. BioPoems

6.7.1. First as a class then individual

7. Modes of Literacy

7.1. Digital Literacy

7.1.1. possessing the cognitive skills required to properly function and execute taks in a digital environment

7.2. Media Literacy

7.2.1. possess the ability to critical analyze the media

7.3. Technology Literacy

7.3.1. ability to utilize multiple platforms of technology in an effective manner

7.4. Computer Literacy

7.4.1. possess the ability to skillfully use the computer

7.5. Culteral Literacy

7.5.1. knowing and understanding one'e culture

7.6. Information Literacy

7.6.1. ability to locate, use, understand, and identify information

7.7. Visual Literacy

7.7.1. ability to critically read and analyze images

7.8. Polictial Literacy

7.8.1. possess the knowledge and skills to actively participae in the political sphere

7.9. Multicultural Literacy

7.9.1. knowing, appreciation and understanding of other cultures