2018 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

T1 - Writing From Sources: Instructional Practices and Scaffolds

Oct 25, 2018 10:00am ‐ Oct 25, 2018 11:00am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00


Common core literacy standards emphasize teaching skills to students so they can successfully read and comprehend multiple sources and then integrate information from those sources to provide a response to a writing prompt. This session presents strategies for comprehending and annotating text, using two-column notes to gather and integrate relevant information, and turning notes into sentences and paragraphs for a writing response. Scaffolds for struggling writers are included. Appropriate for students in grades 5–12.

Learning Objectives:

  • TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Discover the relationship between language development and acquisition of reading, written language and math proficiency.
  • TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Examine effective practices for teaching specific language comprehension strategies for the students who are struggling with reading.

Disclosure: Joan Sedita is the owner of a publishing company and author of several publications that may be discussed in this session.No nonfinancial relationships exist.


  • Joan Sedita, M.Ed., Founder and Author, Keys to Literacy


  • 0.10 - ASHA CEU
  • 1.00 - Clock Hours

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