ELEMENTARY LITERACY: Embedding Word Study into a Balanced Literacy Framework
Class Description & Purpose:
In this targeted, interactive class for elementary teachers, participants will have the opportunity to explore how differentiated word study can be embedded into a balanced literacy framework in the elementary grades. Participants will begin to intentionally plan for word study opportunities within their balanced literacy framework.
Purpose: Support the implementation of differentiated word study, an essential component of a balanced literacy framework.
- Determine and explore processes, activities, and resources to use for high impact, differentiated instruction in the area of word study
- Create authentic, engaging, hands on opportunities for students to interact with words, independently and with teacher support, as they continue to expand word knowledge
Create an implementation plan for authentic integration of differentiated word study into your classroom.
Introductory - Getting started in an area, examples of possible entry points for implementation, foundational components of a practice/strategy, or big picture thinking around a practice/strategy.
Audience: K-6 Teachers
Point of contact for class: email@example.com