Literacy Professional Development Framework of PD

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Literacy
Elementary K-5

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Level 1: Understanding the ELA Common Core State Standards – Elementary 

 

  • K-5 teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Overview of the ELA CCSS
  • Design and Organization
  • Instructional Shifts
  

Level 2: Going Deeper with the ELA CCSS

  • Grades 3-12 teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Studying the Grades 3-5 ELA Standards
  • Overview of PARCC
  • Connections to the PARCC Model Content Frameworks
  • Instructional Strategies to support the implementation of the CCSS
  

Reading and Responding to Texts  - Implementing CCSS 


 

 

  • Grades K-5
  • Reading and responding to text
  • Reading closely
  • Text-dependent Questions
  

Writing Opinion Pieces - Implementing the Common Core State Standards

  • K-5 teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Identify grade level expectations for writing opinions
  • Instructional strategies to support the teaching of writing opinions
  

Short Research Projects – Implementing ELA CCSS

  • Grades 3-5 Teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Identify grade level expectations for conducting short research projects
  • Instructional strategies to support students with conducting short research projects
  

Developing Academic and Domain Specific Vocabulary

 

  • K-12 teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Understand the three tiers of words
  • Instructional strategies to support vocabulary development
  

 

Literacy
Secondary ELA teachers:  Grades 6-12

 

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Fall Sessions

Winter Sessions

Level 1: Understanding the ELA Common Core State Standards - Secondary

  • ELA teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Overview of the ELA CCSS
  • Design and Organization
  • Instructional Shifts
  • Introduction to PARCC

 

 

Level 2: Going Deeper with the ELA CCSS

  • Grades 3-12 teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Studying the ELA Standards (Grades 6-12)
  • Overview of PARCC
  • Connections to the PARCC Model Content Frameworks
  • Instructional Strategies to support the implementation of the CCSS
 

 

Reading and Analyzing Complex Texts  - Implementing CCSS

 

  • Grades 6-12 Teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Reading and responding to complex text
  • Reading closely
  • Text-dependent Questions
 

 

Writing Arguments - Implementing ELA CCSS

 

  • Grades 6-12 Teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Identify what students need to know and be able to do in order to write an effective argument
  • Instructional strategies to support the teaching of writing an argument
 

 

Short Research Projects – Implementing ELA CCSS

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  • Grades 6-12 teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Identify the skills and strategies that students need in order to conduct research projects
  • Instructional strategies to support the teaching of short research projects

 

 

Developing Academic and Domain Specific Vocabulary

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  • K-12 teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Understand the three tiers of words
  • Instructional strategies to support vocabulary development

 

 

 

 

Literacy in the Content Areas
Secondary Content Area Teachers: Grades 6-12

 

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Winter Sessions

Understanding the Literacy Standards in History/Social Studies, Science and the Technical Subjects

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  • Grades 6- 12 Content areas teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Design and Organization
  • Instructional Shifts
  • Curriculum Connections
  • Overview of PARCC

 

 

Reading and Analyzing Complex Texts  - Implementing CCSS in the Content Areas

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  • Grades 6-12 Teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Reading and responding to complex text
  • Reading closely
  • Text-dependent Questions
  

Writing Arguments  - Implementing CCSS

 

  • Grades 6-12 Teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Identify what students need to know and be able to do in order to write an effective argument
  • Instructional strategies to support the teaching of writing an argument
 

 

Short Research Projects – Implementing CCSS

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  • Grades 6-12 Teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Identify the skills and strategies that students need in order to conduct research projects
  • Instructional strategies to support the teaching of short research projects

 

 

Developing Academic and Domain Specific Vocabulary

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  • K-12 teachers
  • Special Educators
  • Understand the three tiers of words
  • Instructional strategies to support vocabulary development