Articles about teaching reading in the content areas of science

general article writing



For this assignment, a literature review will be written based on a specific reading topic. Find 10

journal articles from the last 10 years to support your topic. Focus must be on journal articles

about teaching reading in the content areas of science.

Be sure to review articles in their entirety from scholarly, educational sources, such as those

from the International Reading Association, ASCD, and the professional associations in the

various content areas (do not use popular periodicals that feature teacher helps, tips and

classroom ideas, or journals that are vague and not peer-reviewed).

The paper must include the following:

  •  Cover page
  •  Abstract
  •  Eight to 10 pages of text
  •  Conclusion
  •  Reference page(s)

Important elements to remember:

  •  Ten articles from scholarly journals (no older than 10 years) that focus on teaching

reading in content areas.

  •  Organize your research on the articles in a logical fashion. Then summarize and make

connections between the articles.

  •  Compare and contrast the information found in each of the articles. What did you find

that relates or does not relate?

  •  Follow APA formatting guidelines:
  •  Citations within a document (Remember to add the page number(s) at the end of the citation if you a direct quote.)
  •  References (be careful of properly citing electronic sources)
  •  Line spacing
  •  Header with page numbers

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