Practical Tips and Strategies for Comprehensive Literacy Instruction, Grades 1-6

Registration closes:
Aug 08, 2017 at 10:00 am
Facilitator(s): Siobhan Murphy
Date:August 14, 2017
Time:9:00 am – 3:30 pm
(includes lunch, which is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment)
Location: Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
Room 17/18, 16325 - 83 Avenue
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Course code: 17-LI-349

Who should attend

Grades 1-6 Teachers and Administrators

About this learning opportunity

Are you looking for ideas on how to structure your literacy time and have students take responsibility for their learning?  Are you wondering how to meet the literacy needs of all learners in your classroom?  If so, this session is for you! Come away with practical tips and strategies of how to plan literacy instruction in your classroom that will develop and strengthen students' literacy skills.

Please note this session will focus primarily on reading and writing for Grades 1-6.

Resources used in this session may include: English LAnguage Arts Programs of Study K-9, 2000
  • Jennifer Serravallo
  • Gail Boushey and Joan Moser - The Daily Five: Fostering Independence in the Elementary Grades, The CAFE Book: Engaging All Students in Daily Literary Assessment and Instruction
  • Lucy Calkins – Units of Study, One to One
  • Fountas & Pinnell

This learning opportunity is being provided through a grant from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Siobhan Murphy is on secondment at the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium, working primarily in the area of literacy. Her past teaching experience includes teaching at the elementary and junior high levels. Siobhan completed her Master's degree in education at the University of Alberta focusing her research project on assessment for learning best practices, in particular, how rubrics can improve student writing.

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