Reading and writing skills are essential in all content areas. Whether students are interacting with expository texts or texts from various literary genres, they need to be able to view text critically and gain meaning from it. Using cross-curriculum planning, you can select books and readings that support what is being taught in other content areas while still reinforcing essential reading and writing skills.
Imagine your principal has asked you to create a short professional development session that can be shared with other teachers in your building. The goal of the session is to provide a high-level overview of the benefits of cross-content curriculum planning and using literature to support key concepts and ideas being taught in other subject areas.
Using the topic Resources and your own research, create an 8-10 slide PowerPoint presentation for a professional development session designed for K-12 teachers.
The presentation should: