Responsive Literacy Framework 3-8


ONLINE


Live online sessions and online pre-recorded modules | Equivalent to 15 hours of in-person professional learning | $980

  • June 2, 2020: 9:00A-11:30A LIVE online session 2.5 hours
  • June 4, 2020: 9:00A-11:30A and 1:00P-3:30P LIVE online session 5 hours
  • Interactive Read-Aloud: Module 2.5 hours
  • Reading Workshop: Module 2.5 hours
  • Writing Workshop: Module 2.5 hours

You will have access to the modules and the recordings of live sessions until July 31, 2020.

Intended as an overview of responsive literacy practices, this series of sessions offers professional learning modules that may be viewed alongside other registered colleagues or independently at your leisure and live virtual sessions that will also be recorded and available afterward. Sessions will introduce instructional contexts, including: Interactive Read Aloud, Reading Workshop, Writing Workshop, Guided Reading, and Word Study. Designed for 2-6+ educators. School/district administrators are encouraged to attend with their literacy teams.

We will send session handouts on enrollment. Please purchase the following texts:-

  • Responsive Literacy: A Comprehensive Framework, Scharer P.L. (Scholastic, 2018)
  • The Fountas and Pinnell Literacy Continuum, Expanded Edition (Heinemann, 2017)

Word Study LIVE Session June 2, 2020

2.5 hours. This professional learning session will support teachers in developing understandings relative to the teaching and learning within the practice of Word Study. Included will be a focus on the theory behind developmental spelling, assessment, and explicit instruction with learners. This professional learning session will provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions and receive feedback. (This session will be recorded with access to view until July 31, 2020)


Guided Reading LIVE Session June 4, 2020

5 hours - Full day. This professional learning session will support teachers in developing understandings relative to the teaching and learning within the practice of Guided Reading. Included will be an overview of the structure of a Guided Reading lesson, along with the ways we support the reading process within each element, assessing students to form groups, selecting & analyzing texts, introducing a text, observing & interacting with students as they read to support strategic thinking, prompting for comprehending during the discussion, making teaching points, engaging in word work, and reflecting on the lesson & planning the next lesson. This professional learning session will provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions and receive feedback. (This session will be recorded with access to view until July 31, 2020)


Interactive Read-Aloud Module

This 2½ hour module will support teachers in developing understandings relative to the teaching and learning within the practice of Interactive Read-Aloud. Included will be a focus on the purpose and rationale, along with building the reading process with prompting language to facilitate strategic thinking as readers co-construct understandings relative to texts. This professional learning module allows time for brief reflection throughout the session.


Reading Workshop Module

This 2½ hour module will support teachers in developing understandings relative to the teaching and learning within Reading Workshop. Included will be a focus on Book Talks, Reading Minilessons (including the first 30 days of school), Independent Reading, Writing about Reading, Conferring with Readers, Book Clubs, and Share Time. Guided Reading will be touched on, but will be developed within a separate training. This professional learning module allows time for brief reflection throughout the session.


Writing Workshop Module

This 2½ hour module will support teachers in developing understandings relative to the teaching and learning within Writing Workshop. Included will be a focus on Author Talks, Writing Minilessons (including the first weeks of school with planting seeds in writer’s notebooks), Conferring with Writers, Guided Writing, and Share Time. This professional learning module allows time for brief reflection throughout the session.