Academic MTSS MS Literacy Focus: Implementing “Word Generation” to Enhance Language Skills

Best Practices in ELA Formative Assessment for All Students including Diverse Learners

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Session Dates

Thursday May 14, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM


Participants will review formative assessment measures that are designed for diverse learners but may be used with all students. Teachers will learn how to assess reading comprehension levels to inform instructional intensity through effective instructional practices.


Participants will be able to….

  • Describe the purpose of formative assessment, particularly as it applies to students with diverse learning needs
  • Use tool to interpret student knowledge of grammatical structures and broader reading comprehension skill development and growth
  • Use tool to identify student needs and make instruction more explicit

Target Audience

Word Generation Series Teams, Administrators, General and Special Education Teachers, ESL Providers, Reading Specialists, Speech/Language Therapists, Tiered Providers, Paraprofessionals

Topics Covered: Literacy

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant, Dr. Mikyung Wolf, Dr. Caroline Wylie

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp


Pam Kastner