Notice and Note: Close Reading of Fiction Texts
Grades 3-8 ELA/Reading Teachers PL20180030

Credits: 1 / Tuition: $25 / Non CP RESA Fee: $50.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 30
Instructor: Glenda Ward
Date: 1/29/2018 thru 2/5/2018 Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Room A - Coastal Plains RESA Lenox, Ga (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 1/19/2018


Course Description

Do you want to increase student Lexile levels? 

Do you want to raise student performance levels on the Georgia Milestones?  

This course introduces practical close reading strategies that will enable students to comprehend and respond to complex reading material.  Close reading strategies give students the tools that are critical to their success by providing the missing link between reading standards and independent student performance. 

Class Notes

Target Audience: Grade 3-8 ELA teachers, academic coaches, and curriculum directors. 


Day 1: Monday Jan. 29, 2018

Day 2: Monday, Feb. 5, 2018  

Time: 8:30 - 3:30 

Location: Room A

Registration Fee: $25 

Lunch on Your Own


Special Instructions: Follow-up work for Days 1 and 2 will be required of all participants: plan close reading lessons and collect evidence of student work and data to share and reflect upon with other teachers.  


1.  Deepen knowledge of close reading strategies for ELA teachers.  

2.  Model use of signposts and strategies in close reading.  

3.  Scaffold student learning of strategies so that they use them independently. 

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