How to Teach Literacy, the Effective Way- Professional Development

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This resource explains in detail an effective literacy block including components, examples and resources.

Questions Addressed:

-What should I do during a lengthy literacy block?

-What is balanced literacy?

-How do I account for a variety of learning styles and learning abilities during Literacy?

-What are some center activities or ways to keep students engaged when they aren't working with me in Literacy?

Literacy Components Discussed:

- Word Work

- Read Aloud

- Shared Reading

- Guided Reading

- Independent Reading

- Vocabulary

- Modeled Writing

- Shared Writing

- Guided Writing

- Independent Writing

Updated 9/24/18: Guided Reading Agenda

Updated 7/15/19: Sample Schedules (60 min, 90 min, 120 min)

Updated 7/21/21: word work student response sheet, read aloud checklist, reading minutes tracker, student vocabulary thesaurus sheet, student writing goal & conference sheet

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