Tools for Teaching with Informational Text
Saturday, January 30, 2010
presented by SAC-IRA and WLMA Spokane Area Council of the International Reading Association Washington Library Media Association “Researchers have found that achievement improves when students have instruction with and opportunities to read informational text.”
About Your Presenter
Terrell Young is a professor of literacy education and Washington State This hands-on workshop will begin with a brief University and serves as a member of overview of the types of informational text to consider for the International Reading Association Board of Directors for 2009-2012. He your classroom. The presenter will next model a number is a former WORD President, and was of strategies for reading aloud such text, and then inducted into the WORD Hall of Fame engage participants in vocabulary and in 2007. He frequently presents on comprehension strategies appropriate for use with topics related to literature-based elementary and middle school students. practices, nonfiction, English language learners, and the creative process of Who Should Attend . . . . authors and illustrators. Elementary, Middle School Teachers
Details . . .
Saturday, January 30, 2010 Continental Breakfast provided 9:00 – 12:00 pm Gonzaga University: Jundt Art Center and Museum Auditorium
Clock Hours Available!
Workshops can be combined to total more than 3 hours. Next Workshop….
Cost . . .
Free to current SAC IRA , WORD Members and students $20 for teachers; $10 para-educators, retired teachers, substitute teachers, pre-service teachers. This includes the workshop and WORD membership. Payment accepted at the door. RSVP . . . Email: email@example.com
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