"Literacy is my 2nd hour class"
It was about the 50th time I heard a student say; “Why are we writing? This is science not literacy.” or “Why are we doing math, this is science?” They really did not understand. They did not see the connection between these different content areas and the skills they represent. Was it their fault? Were they just being lazy? In my opinion, the answer is no. It is our fault. We are just being lazy. We have officially isolated our content areas into silos. It had become clear