Module 1: What is Disciplinary Literacy?
Lessons are designed for educators wishing to increase their understanding of disciplinary literacy at their own pace.
Lesson 1.1: Introduction—Definitions of Disciplinary Literacy
Lesson 1:1: Introduction - Definitions of Disciplinary Literacy
Task 1: Read each of the following quotes about disciplinary literacy. As you read, consider the focus question: “What is disciplinary literacy?”
Task 2: Disciplinary Literacy Strategy--Matchbook Definition
What is a “matchbook definition”? A matchbook definition is a short, succinct definition of a concept. The length should be 8-10 words, short enough to be written on a matchbook.
Using the information gained from reading the quotes above, and your own experiences, write a matchbook definition for “disciplinary literacy.” Record your definition in an accessible place so you may revisit it as you continue learning about disciplinary literacy.