Literacy, Social Studies, And Science

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Literacy can be used in many other subjects other than in a Language Arts class, such as mathematics, science, and social studies. Literacy skills are being integrated into class instruction across the curriculum. Literacy skill can be used as a tool of thinking and learning by the students in a mathematics, social studies, and science classroom. The use of literacy in these subjects has become highly important in education. This literature review will address the following themes:
• The effect literacy has on mathematics, social studies, and science.
• Literacy strategies that can be used to teach mathematics, social studies, and science.
The effect literacy has on mathematics, social studies, and science. Literacy has a monumental effect on social studies, mathematics, and science because literacy is critical to the teaching and understanding of these concepts (Shanahan and Shanahan, 2014). The use of literacy strategies in mathematics, science, and social studies enhances the students’ learning and understanding of the content area skills gives students a way to express their knowledge of the content in the given area (Shanahan and Shanahan, 2014).
Social Studies In social studies, literacy skills can be used to build vocabulary, locate information, and to figure out the main ideas of the text (Armbruster and Gudbrandsen, 1986). Literacy is able to be applied in four ways using social studies textbooks in a social studies classroom by having the students write about
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