Participants in this course will learn about the importance of direct phonics instruction and hands-on word work, and how this instruction directly helps to develop the reading and writing fluency of their students.
This course prepares participants to implement explicit instruction lessons in their elementary reading classroom. Explicit instruction is an effective way to teach isolated reading skills through a very targeted and specific gradual release method.
Participants in this course will learn about foundational reading skills and how they build upon one another, as well as understanding their relationship to a student’s reading level. The training will cover the background and main components of guided reading, as well as how to plan for a guided reading group.
(6 Hours) Literacy stations with small group learning is an effective and often fun way to foster meaningful learning, while showing strong growth in literacy skills for each individual student. In this course, you will learn how to implement literacy stations in your classroom as well as learn actionable steps for how to assess and group students, as well as set up engaging literacy activities that will address the needs of all students, despite their individual reading levels.
Participants in this course will be exposed to a variety of methods to determine a student’s reading level, with the focus on Fountas and Pinnell’s Benchmark Assessment System, and their accompanying guide to reading behaviors.
Participants in this course will be exposed to a variety of methods to determine middle school-level student’s reading level, with the focus on Fountas and Pinnell’s Benchmark Assessment System, and their accompanying guide to reading behaviors.
Teachers will learn how to teach their students the importance of making thoughtful text annotations and using context clues to deepen understanding of a particular text and how to instruct students at multiple grade levels, proper annotation techniques that will ultimately help students respond more effectively on writing assignments.