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Intentionally Building Knowledge through Content-Rich Non-Fiction; Engaging Students in a Volume of Reading is a Course

Intentionally Building Knowledge through Content-Rich Non-Fiction; Engaging Students in a Volume of Reading

Started Oct 5, 2020

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Full course description

This mini-course dives into non-fiction reading and its usefulness in building content knowledge in ELA. Participants will explore how the volume of reading and text sets support vocabulary development and other skills, and how they are related to advancing justice. This mini-course also presents a set of novice teacher-facing lesson plans for participants to unpack and practice.

 

Facilitators 

Monique Cherry-McDaniel, Director of ELA 

Francesca Forzani, Deputy Director

 

Mini-Course Schedule 

  • Session 1 (asynchronous): Available March 5, 2021
  • Session 2 (synchronous): Friday, March 12, 2021, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EST
  • Session 3 (synchronous): Friday, March 19, 2021, 3:00-4:30 p.m. EST
  • Session 4 (synchronous): Friday, March 26, 2021, 3:00-4:30 p.mMa. EST

Registration Deadline: Friday, February  26, 2021, 5:00 p.m. EST

 

Please read the information below before you complete your registration. 

You may register for one or more mini-courses in the virtual mini-course series and must commit to attending all sessions in each mini-course for which you register. All instruction will be provided by TeachingWorks English language arts specialists. This mini-course may require that you borrow or purchase texts that are required reading. 

 

This mini-course will be available on Friday, March 5, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. EST. On Monday, March 2, 2021, you will receive an email at the address you provide us at registration from TeachingWorks Director of English Language Arts Monique Cherry-McDaniel (cherrymc@umich.edu) with instructions for accessing this mini-course. 

 

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