Term

Fall 2017

Capstone

Capstone Project

Degree Name

MALED

Facilitator(s)

Susan L. Manikowski

Abstract

The research question addressed in this project was, how can best practice instruction support student engagement in a secondary (middle school) social studies class? It documents the topics of literacy, best practices, engagement and reading to learn strategies as compared to the current research on each of those topics. The study was done in conjunction with a website developed to support social studies teachers. Each of these areas support the guided learning that occurs in all classrooms, but specifically to the non-fiction texts that are primarily used by social studies teachers in a secondary setting. The result of the paper and website is a comprehensive approach to literacy in secondary social studies classrooms using multiple areas of research and a wide range of viewpoints

Project Type

Website Creation

Keywords

Classroom Management, Literacy, Teachers/ Teaching

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