Reading Workshop Foundations K-8
This course was designed to support schoolwide or districtwide growth and change using the reading workshop instructional model within a balanced literacy framework.
Here's what you'll learn...
Welcome to This Course
How to Use the Course Features
MATERIALS FOR MODULE 1
An Introduction to Best Practices
Clarifying Some Terminology
What is Your Literacy History?
Reflecting on Our Literacy Histories: What Grows Readers?
What the Research Says About Effective Literacy Instruction
Reflecting on the Research Part 1
Reflecting on the Research Part 2
Reflecting on the Research Part 3
Reflecting on the Research Part 4
What Research Says Adolescent Readers Need
Why Focus on Balanced Literacy?
Balanced Literacy Components
Importance of Oral Language
Gradual Release of Responsibility
Another Look at Balanced Literacy
What Happens During Independent Time?
Does This Really Work?
Balanced Literacy in the Middle Grades
Introduction to Read-Aloud
Introduction to Shared Reading
Introduction to Word Study
Introduction to Small Group Instruction
Introduction to Independent Reading
Introduction to Writing About Reading
A Balanced Approach to Reading for English Learners
2-Year-Old Bike Rider
What do readers need?
Why Reading Workshop?
English Learners Need Predictable Structures
BONUS: Thoughts About Literacy Centers
Literacy Essentials Connections in the Reading Workshop
Approaches to Teaching Reading in the Middle Grades
Reading Workshop Setup
Workshop Structure in the Middle Grades
Introduction to Minilessons
The "Minnie" on the Mini
Architecture of a Minilesson, Common Pitfalls, and Useful Tips
Minilesson Planning Template (Crowd Favorite!)
Let's Observe a Minilesson
How to Distill a Lesson (and Save Planning Time)
How to Plan a Lesson (and Save Time)
Reproducible Cheat Sheet and Planning Template
Supporting English Learners During Minilessons
Reflecting on Our Minilessons and Setting a Goal
Access to Books
Books to Support English Learners
Book Access Bonus
Literacy Essentials & Book Access
Considerations Around Texts in the Middle Grades
The Teaching Share
Sharing for Response
Unit Culminations: Celebrations
What's in Your K-2 Kit?
What's in Your Grade 3-5 Kit?
The 6-8 Reading Units At A Glance
Accessing Heinemann Resources
K-2 Read Aloud and Shared Reading Resources
3-5 Read Aloud Resources
Units, Bends, and Sessions, Oh My!
Planning Tips: Understanding the Storyline of the Units
Planning Tips: Tabbing the Sessions
Additional Unit Resources to Support English Learners
PD in a Box! (K-2)
PD in a Box! (Grades 3-5)
PD in a Box! (Grades 6-8)
Supporting Families with the Units of Study