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The Key Comprehension Routine: Grades 4-12

This instructional routine teaches students a foundational set of comprehension strategies that support listening and reading comprehension in any subject area. During professional development, educators learn how to teach strategies using existing content reading and instructional materials. Adoption of The Key Comprehension Routine across multiple grade levels in a school or district provides students a consistent approach to comprehension instruction as they move from grade to grade and subject to subject. Appropriate for grades 4-12 educators.

Learn more about The Key Comprehension Routine.

Items available:

  • Training Book
  • Online Professional Development
  • Classroom Posters

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The Key Comprehension Routine: Primary Grades

This version of The Key Comprehension Routine is for grades K-3. This instruction routine teaches early elementary students basic comprehension skills. During professional development, educators learn how to use oral language, visuals, and read-aloud to provide grade-appropriate instruction that can be incorporated during core reading and subject-area instruction. Adoption of The Key Comprehension Routine: Primary Grades across grades K-3 in a school provides a consistent set of introductory comprehension skills as students move from grade to grade. It also provides a foundation for learning the comprehension strategies taught in The Key Comprehension Routine for grades four and above. Educators embed the instruction using existing classroom literacy materials.

Learn more about The Key Comprehension Routine: Primary Grades.

Items available:

  • Training Book
  • Online Professional Development
  • Classroom Posters

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The Key Vocabulary Routine

This instructional routine teaches students vocabulary and vocabulary learning strategies in any subject area. During professional development, educators learn how to teach vocabulary using existing content reading and instructional materials. Adoption of The Key Vocabulary Routine across multiple grade levels in a school or district provides students a consistent approach to vocabulary instruction as they move from grade to grade and subject to subject. Appropriate for grades 2-12 educators.

Learn more about The Key Vocabulary Routine.

Items available:

  • Training Book
  • Online Professional Development
  • Classroom Posters

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Keys to Content Writing

This instructional routine teaches students skills that support content writing in any subject area. During professional development, educators learn instructional practices that address the writing requirements of the Common Core, including frequent writing in all subject areas that includes short and longer writing tasks. Adoption of Keys to Content Writing across multiple grade levels in a school or district provides students a consistent approach to writing instruction as they move from grade to grade and subject to subject.

Learn more about Keys to Content Writing

Items available:

  • Training Book
  • Online Professional Development
  • Classroom Posters

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Keys to Early Writing

This instructional routine teaches early elementary students basic oral and written expression skills. K-3 teachers learn how to use oral language, visuals, and read-aloud to provide grade-appropriate instruction that can be incorporated during core literacy and subject-area instruction. Keys to Early Writing provides a consistent approach to early writing skills that is aligned with the writing requirements of the Common Core.

Learn more about Keys to Early Writing.

Items available:

  • Training Book
  • Online Professional Development

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Keys to Literacy PD for Students with Disabilities

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.

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  • Online Professional Development

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

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.

Items available:

  • Online Professional Development

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