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Tuesday September 26th, 2017 8:30AM — 4:45PM
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Pennsylvania LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

PA LETRS Module 4, 2nd Ed.: The Mighty Word: Building Vocabulary and Oral Language

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Event Type: Inservices/workshops Inservices/workshops

Credit Type: Act 48 Clock Hour (7 hours) ASHA (0.7 hours)

Registration Contact: Karen Weaver, kweaver@pattan.net, 800-446-5607

Content Contact: Pam Kastner, pkastner@pattan.net, 800-360-7282

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In Module 4 the focus is on building vocabulary and oral language. The learner will increase knowledge of relationships among words and the effective instructional practices to increase students’ vocabulary. (Focus: All grades)

Objectives

Module 4 Attendees will:

  • Understand the many facets of word meaning
  • Appreciate the role of vocabulary knowledge in reading comprehension

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.



Topics Covered: Reading/Writing

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    Presenters

    • PaTTAN Educational Consultant

    Accessibility

    Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this training. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or kkapp@pattan.net.

    Additional Information

    PLEASE NOTE: Participants must have completed a LETRS Module 1 training, before registering for any other Modules.