Science, History, and CTE Content Literacy Standards

History, Science, and CTE College and Career Ready 

 Trainings We've Received 
  • System CCRS Vertical Team Training (August 2013) Presentations: History and  Science
  • Content Literacy Training, provided by ARI's Keitha Segrest   (February 2013)  PowerPoint
  • System CCRS Vertical Team Training (August 2012) PowerPoint
  • Literacy Standards 6-12 Webinar Training (SDE 2012) PowerPoint

Disciplinary Literacy in Social Studies  - Ready-to-use Lessons and Other Resources
A team of teachers from across Wisconsin met to determine what disciplinary literacy (DL) meant in Social Studies classrooms. This site is a compilation of the work that was done by that team and is meant to be a web portal for K-12 teachers to access resources for use in their classrooms.

 Sample History Lesson, Aligned With Nearly All HY Content Literacy Standards 
Lesson Idea Making the Declaration of Independence Come Alive (9 min)

Grades 9-10 / History / Independence

Reading Like a Historian: Overview

Lesson Idea

Reading Like a Historian: Overview (10 min)

Grades 9-12 / History / Curriculum

Inquiry-Based Teaching: Multiple Responses

Teaching Practice

Inquiry-Based Teaching: Multiple Responses (4 min)

Grades 9-12 / All Subjects / Discussion

3 R's: Revolution, Reaction and Reform

Lesson Idea

3 R's: Revolution, Reaction and Reform (15 min)

Grade 4 / Social Studies / Key Concepts


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Learn more about what the College an Career Ready Standards mean for content area teachers and their students with these short, informative videos.

SHIFT 2: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines from EngageNY on Vimeo.

SHIFT 6: Academic Vocabulary from EngageNY on Vimeo.

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