CAP Writing


Interdisciplinary literacy tools are vital means of achieving equity in STEM. CAP Writing is a tiered approach to literacy for reluctant writers. Designed to engage authors using essential questions about content, audience and purpose, users then navigate their thinking and understanding about their vocabulary (how to be concise, how to be authentic, how to be precise) before finally thinking about language conventions (capitalization, applications or examples and punctuation). Two strategies have been used with students that are shared here.



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