Strategies for Teaching Reading & Writing Across Content Areas


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What are content area classes?

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1. Which strategy uses only post reading strategies for reading and writing?

2. What does the KWL strategy ask students to do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Having strong literacy skills helps students thrive in other academic areas. The quiz tests you on definitions as well as strategies and methods used to improve overall literacy in students.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you various questions on:

  • Content area classes
  • Strategies that use post reading methods
  • The KWL strategy
  • The meaning of PAR

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - identify the aspects that separate the different teaching strategies
  • Defining key concepts - understand the meaning of PAR, KWL, and content area classes
  • Interpreting information - show that you can identify strategies using their acronyms and vice-versa

Additional Learning

Read more on this topic by viewing the lesson named Strategies for Teaching Reading & Writing Across Content Areas. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Define content areas
  • Describe the PAR method, the KWL method, and the GIST method
  • Understand the purpose of an anticipation guide