Audience: Grades K-5 and 6-12

Length: Full Day Workshop

 

Learning outcomes for participants in this workshop:

  • Understand the importance of the 7 Comprehension Strategies in developing proficient readers
  • Learn engaging ways to teach the 7 Comprehension Strategies through interactive read-aloud and think aloud strategies
  • Learn about the 5 Pillars of Reading Instruction (Phonemic awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency and Comprehension) and how to integrate in daily lesson planning
  • Interact with rich texts and engage in reflective comprehension strategy models.

A host of mentor texts that are aligned to the Comprehension Strategies will be shared.

The workshop is based on the work of Stephanie Harvey, Sue Zimmerman and Elin Keene.