SUPPORTING READING INSTRUCTION FOR ELEMENTARY LEARNERS

(8 Hours) 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. The training will provide specific ideas for mini-lessons, classroom activities, graphic organizers and anchor charts that will allow teachers to provide instruction for their students in order to help them progress to higher reading levels.

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COURSE DETAILS:
  • Price: $25
  • Credit Type: Professional Development

  • Credits: 8 PD Hours

  • 24 High-Quality Resources Provided With The Course

CONTENT AREAS:

  • ELA, Reading/Writing
  • Lesson & Curriculum Planning
  • Teaching Strategies
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Course Objectives:

What You Will Learn
  • Learn How to Analyze Reading Behaviors & Determine Your Students’ Reading Levels
  • Use the Provided Mini-Lesson Templates, Graphic Organizers, Anchor Charts, & Classroom Activities to Support Effective Elementary Reading Instruction in Your Classroom
  • Learn How to Use Student Grouping Strategies & Activities to Help Build Student Literacy

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What You Will Learn:

Course Sections

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. The training will provide specific ideas for mini-lessons, classroom activities, graphic organizers and anchor charts that will allow teachers to provide instruction for their students in order to help them progress to higher reading levels.

  • A variety of methods to determine a student’s reading level
  • How to choose specific reading behaviors on which to focus your instruction
  • A variety of strategies including mini-lessons, graphic organizers, anchor charts, and group activities to support your reading instruction

Course Guiding Question:

Course Guiding Questions

After determining the reading level of my students, how can I choose specific skills to teach, and what strategies can I use within my reading instruction to see a progression of reading skills?

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I have taken several online courses in the past but I was really blown away by the quality and thoroughness of this course! I learned a ton of great new instructional strategies and the resources and templates were so helpful!

-Elementary Teacher

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Professional Development Credits:

Credits

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 8 Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs).

Model Teaching Professional Development Courses are pre-approved in many states and we provide easy approval forms to submit to your license granting authority if required.

If you are a teacher seeking license renewal and wish to verify acceptance of our Professional Development Courses, please view our PD STATE REQUIREMENTS PAGE to learn more about your state’s requirements.

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This course is Pre-Approved in the following states for License Renewal and Continuing education:

  • Texas – CPE’s, TEA-Approved
  • New York CTLE’s – NYSED-Approved
  • Pennsylvania DOE – ACT 48-Approved
  • Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) – Approved
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Course Sections

Topics Covered and General Course Outline

Section 1 – Understanding Reading Behaviors

Section 2 – Reading Behavior Progression & Choosing a Focus Behavior

Section 3 – Reading Behaviors Within The Text

Section 4 – Reading Behaviors Beyond The Text

Section 5 – Putting It All Together

Section 6 – Applying What You Have Learned

Professional Development Course Resources

Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course
The course comes with 24 templates, tools, and graphic organizers ready to be used in your classroom!
These Include:

  • 5 W’s and How Summary Tool
  • Beginning, Middle, & End Summary Tool
  • Cause & Effect Graphic Tool
  • Cause & Effect Graphic Tool-Multiple Effects
  • Cause & Effect Graphic Tool-Multiple Causes
  • Fountas & Pinnell Reading Behaviors
  • Genre Anchor Chart
  • Head, Heart, Hands, & Feet Graphic Tool
  • Inferencing Graphic Organizer
  • Inferencing Organizer Tool
  • KWL Chart Tool
  • Lexile Conversion Chart
  • Making Predictions Grade 3-5 Organizer
  • Making Predictions Grade K-2 Organizer
  • Non-Fiction Text Features Anchor Chart
  • Problem-Solution Graphic Organizer Tool
  • Question Claim Reasoning Evidence Graphic Organizer
  • Reading Behaviors Mini Lesson Outline
  • Sequencing Graphic Organizer
  • Small Group Growth Plan Template
  • Someone Wanted But So Summary Tool
  • Student Reading Behaviors Outline
  • Student Growth Plan Template
  • Text Making Connections Graphic Tool
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  • Full Access to Course Resources – Tools, Graphic Organizers, Templates & Lesson Plans
  • Instructor Feedback for Implementation
  • Course Completion Certificate Ready to Submit for Clock Hours

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