Provides an introduction to the key shifts required by the CCSS for English Language Arts and Literacy. This session is designed to actively engage teachers with the standards to build familiarity and support implementation. The session provides actionable strategies to help struggling learners increase their reading. Participants will have discussions about processing the shifts, naming the ELA and literacy standards.
Essential Question – How do the three common core shifts for literacy effect ELA instruction?
Understand the shifts for literacy
Activity work with the standards to build familiarity
Introduction to reading strategies: building academic vocabulary, using informational text, developing text based questions, and close reading.