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Training Book: The Key Comprehension Routine: Grades 4-12 (3rd Edition, 2015)

$40.00

The Key Comprehension Routine book is organized into chapters that reflect the topics covered in professional development for the routine. The book includes an introduction to comprehension instruction, details about each instructional practice, classroom examples, and professional learning activities. There are also reproducible templates. Soft cover, 298 pages.

US Shipping & Handling: $7.00 for 1st book; $1.50 for each additional book.

Item #BK-KC. Please allow two weeks for delivery.

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Training Book: The Key Comprehension Routine: Primary Grades (2nd Edition, 2015)

$40.00

The Key Comprehension Routine: Primary Grades book is organized into chapters that reflect the topics covered in professional development for the K-3 version of the routine. The book includes an introduction to comprehension instruction, details about each instructional practice, classroom examples, and professional learning activities. There are also reproducible templates. Soft cover, 317 pages.

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Item #BK-KCP. Please allow two weeks for delivery.

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Training Book: The Key Vocabulary Routine (3rd Edition, 2013)

$40.00

The Key Vocabulary Routine book is organized into chapters that reflect the topics covered in professional development for the routine. The book includes an introduction to vocabulary instruction, details about each instructional practice, classroom examples, and professional learning activities. There are also reproducible templates. Soft cover, 267 pages.

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Item #BK-KC. Please allow two weeks for delivery.

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Training Book: Keys to Content Writing (2nd Edition, 2015)

$40.00

The Keys to Content Writing book is organized into chapters that reflect the topics covered in professional development for the routine. The book includes an introduction to writing instruction, details about each instructional practice, classroom examples, and professional learning activities. There are also reproducible templates. Soft cover, 304 pages.

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Item #BK-CW. Please allow two weeks for delivery.

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Online Professional Development Course: The Key Comprehension Routine (Grades 4-12)

$125.00

This online course is aligned with the training book for The Key Comprehension Routine: Grades 4-12. The course provides a self-guided opportunity to access training for educators who are not able to participate in live training. The course takes approximately 13.5 hours to complete. The online course is organized into modules that include interactive activities, reading assignments, quizzes, and video clips from live training. It is designed for use with The Key Comprehension Routine training book. Course participants complete “use your content” activities that allow them to generate lessons that incorporate the instructional practices into classroom instruction using existing content reading and teaching material. Registration for the online course includes a copy of the training book.

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Item #OL-C. Please allow two weeks for the course to be activated and delivery of book.

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Online Professional Development Course: The Key Comprehension Routine (Primary Grades)

$125.00

This online course is aligned with the training book for The Key Comprehension Routine: Primary Grades. The course provides a self-guided opportunity to access training for educators who are not able to participate in live training. The course takes approximately 9.5 hours to complete. The online course is organized into modules that include interactive activities, reading assignments, quizzes, and video clips from live training. Course participants complete “use your content” activities that allow them to generate lessons that incorporate the instructional practices into classroom instruction using existing content reading and teaching material. Registration for the online course includes a copy of the training book.

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Item #OL-CP. Please allow two weeks for the course to be activated and delivery of book.

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Online Professional Development Course: The Key Vocabulary Routine

$125.00

This online course is aligned with the training book for The Key Vocabulary Routine. The course provides a self-guided opportunity to access training for educators who are not able to participate in live training. The course takes approximately 9.5 hours to complete. The online course is organized into modules that include interactive activities, reading assignments, quizzes, and video clips from live training. Course participants complete “use your content” activities that allow them to generate lessons that incorporate the instructional practices into classroom instruction using existing content reading and teaching material. Registration for the online course includes a copy of the training book.

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Item #OL-V. Please allow two weeks for the course to be activated and delivery of book.

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Online Professional Development Course: Keys to Content Writing

$125.00

This online course is aligned with the training book for Keys to Content Writing. The course provides a self-guided opportunity to access training for educators who are not able to participate in live training. The course takes approximately 14 hours to complete. The online course is organized into modules that include interactive activities, reading assignments, quizzes, and video clips from live training. Course participants complete “use your content” activities that allow them to generate lessons that incorporate the instructional practices into classroom instruction using existing content reading and teaching material. Registration for the online course includes a copy of the training book.

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Item #OL-W. Please allow two weeks for the course to be activated and delivery of book.

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Keys to Comprehension and Vocabulary for Students with Learning Disabilities

$250.00

This online professional development course presents research-based practices for teaching comprehension and vocabulary in any subject using content teaching and reading materials. The course includes an introductory module about the literacy instruction needs of students with learning disabilities and modules from The Key Comprehension Routine and The Key Vocabulary Routine online courses. It is appropriate for all grades 4-12 educators, and meets the recertification requirement for teachers in Massachusetts of 15 PDP’s related to Students with Learning Disabilities. This online course takes approximately 23.5 hours to complete.

Participants learn how to teach reading comprehension skills and integrate vocabulary instruction for students who struggle with reading and who have weak vocabulary because of a learning disability. This instruction is delivered as Tier I instruction for all students in inclusive classrooms as well as Tier II instruction using differentiated instruction and scaffolds. The following comprehension strategies are addressed: main idea skills, use of a topic web graphic organizer, two-column notes, summarizing, and question generation at multiple levels of thinking.  Vocabulary strategies presented are: previewing vocabulary before reading, activities to make connections between known and unknown words, selecting key academic vocabulary to teach in-depth, use of context and word parts, and word consciousness. The content of this PD is based on instructional practices developed for students with learning disabilities in inclusive classrooms. Participants also learn how the training is highly aligned to Common Core literacy standards. Registration for the online course includes a copy of The Key Comprehension Routine and The Key Vocabulary Routine training books.

See a demo of an online course. Download a full description of Keys to Comprehension and Vocabulary for Students with Learning Disabilities online course.

Item #OL-SP. Please allow two weeks for the course to be activated and delivery of books.

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Keys to Comprehension and Vocabulary for SEI and English as a Second Language

$250.00

This online professional development course presents research-based practices for teaching comprehension and vocabulary in any subject using content teaching and reading materials. The course includes an introductory module about the literacy instruction and needs of ELLs (English language learners) and modules from The Key Comprehension Routine and The Key Vocabulary Routine online courses. It is appropriate for all grades 4-12 educators, and meets the recertification requirement for teachers in Massachusetts of 15 PDP’s related to SEI and English as a second language. This online course takes approximately 23.5 hours to complete.

Participants learn how to teach reading comprehension skills and integrate vocabulary instruction for English Language Learners who struggle with reading and who have weak vocabularies. This instruction is delivered as Tier I instruction for all students in inclusive classrooms as well as SEI Tier II instruction for English Language Learners using differentiated instruction and scaffolds. The following comprehension strategies are addressed: main idea skills, use of a topic web graphic organizer, two-column notes, summarizing, and question generation at multiple levels of thinking.  Vocabulary strategies presented are: previewing vocabulary before reading, activities to make connections between known and unknown words, selecting key academic vocabulary to teach in-depth, use of context and word parts, and word consciousness. The content of this PD is based on instructional practices developed for students who struggle with literacy in SEI classrooms. Participants also learn how the training is highly aligned to Common Core literacy standards and topics covered in the Massachusetts SEI/RETELL course. Registration for the online course includes a copy of The Key Comprehension Routine and The Key Vocabulary Routine training books.

See a demo of an online course. Download a full description of the Keys to Comprehension and Vocabulary for SEI and English as a Second Language online course.

Item #OL-EL.  Please allow two weeks for the course to be activated and delivery of book.

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Poster: Sample Pack

$15.00

Dimensions: 22″ x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine.
Includes the following four (4) posters: Question Terms, Transition Words, Summary Template and Bloom's Taxonomy. Item #P-4P.

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Poster: Bloom’s Taxonomy

$5.00

Dimensions: 22″ x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine
Lists the 6 levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy with a key phrase descriptor of each level. The poster can be used as a classroom resource to support critical thinking at multiple levels and supports instructional practices used in The Key Comprehension Routine. Sold individually. Item #P-BT

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Poster: Summary Template

$5.00

Dimensions: 22″ x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine
This template helps students plan before they write a summary. It guides them through listing main ideas, writing an introductory sentence, and turning main ideas into sentences. The template is used in The Key Comprehension Routine and Keys to Content Writing. Sold individually. Item #P-ST

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Poster: Transition Words and Phrases

$5.00

Dimensions: 22″ x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine
Lists commonly used transition words and phrases organized by type that can help students recognize and use transitions to support comprehension and writing. The poster supports instructional practices used in The Key Comprehension Routine, Keys to Content Writing, and The Key Vocabulary Routine. Sold individually. Item #P-TW

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Poster: Question Terms

$5.00

Dimensions: 22″x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine.
Lists question terms often found on assessments that are organized into levels of thinking based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. The poster promotes explicit teaching of question terms and question generation by students and supports instructional practices used in The Key Comprehension Routine and The Key Vocabulary Routine. Sold individually. Item #P-QT

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Poster: The Process Writing Routine

$5.00

Dimensions: 22″x 25.5″ — Standard size for laminating machine
Lists the stages in The Process Writing Routine (THINK, PLAN, WRITE, REVISE). The poster provides a reminder to students to follow the writing process when writing and supports instructional practices used in Keys to Content Writing. Sold individually. Item #P-PW

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