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Literacy across the curriculum: For school-based use or self-study

Publication date:
Apr 2004
Head of school department, Subject leader, Teacher
Continuing professional development (CPD), Cross curricular, Guidance, Training, Training materials
CD/DVD, Pack, Training guide


This publication is available in a ZIP file (7.1 MB). (The contents of this zip file can be downloaded from the attachments area to the right.)

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The aim of the subject-specific material in the 'Literacy in...' series is to exemplify how aspects of the Literacy across the curriculum training file relate to individual subjects.

Where appropriate, the relevant section from the Literacy across the curriculum training file is indicated so that you can refer to it as and when you wish. The key principles are:

  • To develop consistent approaches to teaching and learning in literacy across departments, and to build increased awareness of the skills, knowledge and understanding that pupils could be expected to bring to lessons
  • To use speaking and listening to develop subject learning
  • To develop active reading strategies to increase pupils' ability to read for a purpose and engage with text, and to realise the learning to be gained from it
  • To demonstrate the sequence for writing and modelling writing for a key text type within the subject; seeing how it is done helps pupils to achieve it for themselves more quickly
  • To make suggestions for the learning of subject-specific vocabulary

The materials can be ordered as one box set directly (Ref: 0263-2004 G).

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