Hiller Spires' PowerPoint Presentation for both Part 1 & Part 2

Disciplinary Literacy for Deeper Learning (Part 1 / 1:00 - 2:30)

I. What is Disciplinary Literacy?

At your table discuss your definition of disciplinary literacy and record it on the Padlet. Have one person be the recorder and designate one person as reporter.

II. Relating inquiry to Disciplinary Literacy: Explore the Model for Inquiry-Based Disciplinary Literacy.

Download the IDL Model

Example of a Middle School Student Inquiry Product. Note how the the students generated claims and represented them within the video.

Download Team 2 Claims and Evidence Sheet

BREAK (2:30 - 2:45)

Disciplinary Literacy for Deeper Learning (Part 2 / 2:45 - 4:15)

III. Getting Close to Close Reading

IV. Doing Close Reading with Your Students
With a partner conduct a close reading of text that you will use as a model for your students.

V. Plus/Delta
Please share your thoughts with us at https://todaysmeet.com/PembrokeDL


Additional Resources:

ACT. (2006). Reading between the lines: What the ACT reveals about college readiness in reading. Iowa City, IA: Author.

Fisher, D., & Frey, N. (2014). Close reading as an intervention for struggling middle school readers. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 57(5), 367- 376.

Griffith, R., & Froulz, J. (2014). Profile for teacher decision making: A closer look at beliefs and practice. Journal of Research in Education, 24(2), 103-115.

McConachie, S., Hall, M., Resnick, L., Ravi, A. K., Bill, V. L., Bintz. J., & Taylor, J. A. (2006). Task, text, and talk: Literacy for all subjects. Educational Leadership, 64(2), 8-14.

McGill-Franzen, A. (2000). Policy and instruction: What is the relationship? In M. L. Kamil, P. B. Mosenthal, P. D. Pearson, & R. Barr (Eds.) Handbook of reading research, Vol. 3 (pp. 889-908). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Earlbaum Associates.

National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers. (2010). Common core state standards for English language arts & literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects. Retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org/assets/CCSSI_ELA%20Standards.pdf Washington, DC: Authors.

Pearson, P. D. (2013). Research foundations of the common core state standards in English language arts. In S. B. Neuman & L. B. Gambrell (Eds.) Quality reading instruction in the age of the common core standards (pp. 237- 262). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Shanahan, T., & Shanahan, C. (2008). Teaching disciplinary literacy to adolescents: Rethinking content-area literacy. Harvard Educational Review, 78(1), 40-59.

Shanahan, C., Shanahan, T., & Misischia, C. (2011). Analysis of expert readers in three disciplines: History, mathematics, and chemistry. Journal of Literacy Research 43(4), 393 – 429.

Spires, H. A., Kerkhoff, S., Graham, A., & Lee, J. (2014). Relating inquiry to disciplinary literacy: A pedagogical approach. Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. Raleigh, NC: NC State University.