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Literacy in social studies

What is this?

​​This paper offers examples of contexts across social studies where literacy skills can be progressed, and provides links to the significant aspects of learning.

Who is this for?

Practitioners planning for effective learning and teaching within literacy and social studies.

Social studies offers a rich opportunity to contextualise literacy for children and young people. Across the range of social studies subjects, there are many opportunities to enable learners to improve their literacy skills, whilst enjoying the exciting learning opportunities which these contexts provide.

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PDF file: Literacy in Social Studies - October 2018 (81 KB)