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Instructional Modules

COURSE MODULE 1:  Overview of Cross-Disciplinary Strategies to Address the College and Career Readiness Standards

This module is the first in a series addressing disciplinary literacy.  It provides the foundation for understanding the concept of reading in the disciplines.

pdfOverview_Handouts.pdf244.94 KB

pdfOverview_Notes.pdf3.83 MB

pdfOverview_Presentation.pdf15.85 MB

mp4Concordia2.mp415.17 MB


COURSE MODULE 2:  Anticipation/Reaction Guides to Improve Comprehension of Text

This module focuses on an instructional strategy that can be used in all disciplines.  The Anticipation/Reaction guide enhances reading comprehension by activating prior knowledge and setting a purpose for reading.

pdfARGs_Handouts.pdf2.89 MB

pdfARGs_Notes.pdf6.66 MB

pdfARGs_Presentation.pdf600.36 KB


COURSE MODULE 3:  Teaching English Language Learners With Academic Rigor

 pdfELLs_Handouts.pdf119.69 KB

pdfELLs_Notes.pdf6.50 MB

pdfELLs_Slides.pdf1.08 MB


COURSE MODULE 4:  Improving Academic Achievement With Explicit Instruction

pdfExplicitInstruction_Handouts.pdf153.64 KB

pdfExplicitInstruction_Notes.pdf5.96 MB

pdfExplicitInstruction_Slides.pdf370.71 KB


COURSE MODULE 5:  Disciplinary Literacy in Science

pdfScience_Handouts.pdf682.76 KB

pdfScience_Notes.pdf5.2 MB

pdfScience_Slides.pdf3.72 MB


COURSE MODULE 6:  Historical Reading

pdfHistorical Reading_Handouts.pdf191.07 KB

pdfHistorical Reading_Notes.pdf5.22 MB

pdfHistorical Reading_Slides.pdf157.65 KB


COURSE MODULE 7:  Historical Writing

pdfHistorical Writing_Handouts.pdf211.19 KB

pdfHistorical Writing_Notes.pdf5.75 MB

pdfHistorical Writing_Slides.pdf748.35 KB


Course Module 8: Using Morphology to Enhance Vocabulary Development in the Disciplines

pdfMorphology_Handouts.pdf219.11 KB

pdfMorphology_Notes.pdf219.11 KB

pdfMorphology_Slides.pdf219.11 KB