• Reading Strategies Workshop

    Course Description:

    In Reading Strategies Workshop, students will be receiving extra support in reading. The goal is to get students excited about reading and inspire them to be lifelong readers. In this course we will use Leveled Literacy Intervention. The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention is a powerful, short-term intervention, that provides intensive, small-group instruction, which supplements classroom literacy teaching. LLI turns struggling readers into successful readers with engaging leveled books and fast-paced, systematically designed lessons.

    Basic Components of the Course:

    • LLI
    • Independent Reading
    • Digital Content (Newsela and No Red Ink)
    • Reading Skills Lessons
    • Word Study
    • Comprehension checks through reading responses, reflections, and questions
    • Teacher Read Aloud

    Course Goals:

    •             Be skillful by using strategies to decode and comprehend text
    •             Increase vocabulary
    •             Recognize that reading is meaning making
    •             Choose the right book
    •             Expand reading horizons (genre)
    •             Become an active reader
    •             Discuss texts with peers and collaborate on long term projects (PBL)
    •             Be critical thinkers
    •             Apply reading skills and strategies in other content areas
    •             Respond to literature orally and/or in writing