Integrating Literacy Across the Curriculum: An Easy Way to START

All teachers can create content-rich lessons that simultaneously develop core literacy skills.

ASCD Educational Leadership® magazine  |  December 2023  |  Volume 81, Number 4

Developing core literacy skills is crucial for student success, both in school and beyond. Although schools and teachers have been working to achieve this goal for decades, their efforts have not always been successful. This is because the work of building reading and literacy skills has been left primarily to elementary and English language arts teachers. What we, as educators, realize now is that building high-level literacy skills requires a team effort; teachers across grade levels and content areas need to work together to achieve this goal.