Training Dates are April 7 & April 28! (This is a two day training.)
Virtual, Live Professional Development
Would you like to learn science-based instructional practices for teaching beginning reading skills? This two-day session covers two of the nine modules that make up a full course: Vocabulary and Comprehension.
The Keys to Beginning Reading professional development course provides background knowledge needed to teach all the components of beginning reading instruction. The instructional practices are designed to easily transfer to classroom lessons and can be integrated with any reading curriculum or published reading program. The full course is 36 hours. This two-day session covers all Modules 6 and 9.
Module 6 Vocabulary (Day 1, 6 hours)
Module 6 covers research-based strategies for developing vocabulary. Topics include how to preview unfamiliar vocabulary before read aloud and reading; activities to help students make connections among words (semantic mapping, semantic feature analysis, categorizing, scaling); suggestions for selecting words to teach in-depth; vocabulary templates (Frayer/four square, two-column); how to use context and word parts; developing a word-conscious classroom.
Module 9 Comprehension (Day 2, 6 hours)
Module 4 covers research-based strategies for developing comprehension skills and strategies. Topics include activities to support inference-making, metacognition, and comprehension strategies (topic web and two-column graphic organizers, categorizing and main idea skills, retell and summary, question answering and generation).
ONLINE SCHEDULE (all times are Eastern):
8:30-10:00 Session One
10:30-12:00 Session Two
12:30-2:00 Session Three
2:30-4:00 Session Four
LIMITED NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
In order to maximize participants’ online experience, each offering will be limited to the first 35 people to register.
ADDRESS TO SHIP BOOK
**Please note that training books will need to be mailed to participants. Books will be mailed to the billing address provided, unless noted otherwise in the notes section of the online registration or sent to us by email.
*Registrations received after March 26 cannot be guaranteed a book in time for the training.
Graduate credit available from Pacific University. Click here for information.
Who Should Participate
K-3 classroom teachers of all students, K-5 intervention educators who teach reading to students who struggle with basic reading skills, literacy coaches and specialists, elementary administrators.
View a Printable Brochure/Registration Form or Register Below
Enter the number of attendees you wish to register for Keys to Beginning Reading – Vocabulary & Comprehension Modules 6 & 9 (Virtual Live).