Live, Virtual Professional Development
What kind of literacy instruction do students in grades 5-12 need? Why do some students struggle to read and write after grade 5?
This half-day workshop provides an overview of what literacy instruction should look like in grades 5-12 for all students and for students who have difficulty with reading and writing. Choose the date you want to attend: November 17 or December 15.
Virtual-Live Format: The Keys trainer will use Zoom video conferencing to deliver this training in an interactive format using features such as breakout rooms, chat, and Google shared documents.
- Adolescent literacy defined, overview of the research on instruction in grades 5-12
- Components of reading and writing, and development across the grades
- The “Simple View” of reading: the combined roles of decoding and language comprehension in learning to read
- How the brain learns to read
- Review of causes of literacy difficulty (environmental, English as a second language, learning disabilities including dyslexia, dysgraphia, executive functions)
- Introduction to a literacy assessment model for grades 5-12
- Suggestions for content literacy instruction taught in all subjects: vocabulary, comprehension, writing
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- If you cancel 3 days or more prior to training, you will be issued a full refund.
- No refunds will be issued for "no shows" or cancellations within 72 hours of training.
- Substitutions accepted.
Who Should Participate
Educators and administrators who are interested in learning more about literacy instruction in grades 5-12.
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