Supporting Reading Instruction for Elementary Learners

(7 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.

ONLINE COURSE DETAILS

  • Price: $15.00
  • Credit Type: Professional Development
  • Credits: 7 PD Hours
  • 24 High-Quality Resources Provided With The Course
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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 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 In This Course:

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:

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?

Professional Development Credits:

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 7 Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs, CEUs).

Model Teaching and Action Potential Learning Professional Development Courses are pre-approved in the following states:

  • Texas: TEA CPE# 902-391, under parent company Action Potential Learning, LLC
  • Montana: Office of Public Instruction (OPI) approved
  • New York State: CTLE# 23730

If you are a teacher in a different state and wish to use our Professional Development Courses for teacher license renewal, please view our PD STATE REQUIREMENTS PAGE to learn more about your state’s requirements.

Also, consider taking our UNIVERSITY-PARTNERED, ACADEMIC CREDIT COURSES to earn regionally-accredited units or credits, accepted by most states.

 

Wendy Lipe, Instructor

Education:
B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies
Southwest Texas State University

Experience & Credentials:
Over 8 Years of Teaching Experience
Current Elementary-Level Teacher
ESL State Certified (Texas), TAG Certified
Experience with Students with Learning Disabilities
(ADD, ADHD, & Dyslexia)
STATE CERTIFIED TEACHER

Course Sections:

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