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.
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.