Literacy should be a natural part of learning in every subject/discipline area. The development of literacy across subject areas has the dual effect of enriching students’ understanding of the subject area content while increasing their skills in literacy. Literacy practices are firmly linked with both thinking and learning. When students use literacy in every subject, they become more adept at applying literacy in all their learning. Literacy is the responsibility of all subject area teachers.
Within the subject areas, students use literacy to