Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy

Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy

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Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy educates pre and in-service elementary school teachers in teaching four key civics concepts through social studies and literacy integration. Written together by both literacy and social studies experts, it is based on a conceptual revision of the notions of civic education and critical literacy called qCritical Democratic Literacyq (CDL). The authorsa€™ dual expertise allows them to effectively detail the applications of their knowledge for teachers, from lesson conception to implementation to assessment. Part I explains the theory and basic principles of CDL and provides background information on the role of democracy in education. Part II consists of four sample lessons designed using the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) C3 Framework and the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts (CSS ELA) standards. Part III includes a primer explaining the four civic concepts that frame the book. Fully aligned to both the CCSS ELA and NCSS C3 Framework, this timely resource provides future and current teachers with specific lessons and tools, as well as the skills to develop their own rigorous, integrated units of study.Researching and understanding how to interrogate specific topics is also a part of the third-grade standards and an integral part of learning about history while utilizing literacy skills. This leads to Mr. NuApeza#39;s second key idea in social studies a€”working with his students to develop a sense of ... Writing research demands that students learn to move beyond personal narratives and begin to rely on facts andanbsp;...

Title:Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy
Author:Kathryn M. Obenchain, Julie L. Pennington
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-03-27


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