Dyslexia Expansion Project: Comprehension, Fluency and Putting It All Together

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Session Dates

Wednesday February 12, 2020 8:45 AM - 4:15 PM

This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

This presentation will focus on comprehension & fluency as major areas of explicit instruction in the teaching of reading in grades K-2. This training will provide in-depth knowledge and practice related to the science of reading in relation to the prevention of reading difficulties and intervention for students who may present with dyslexia. As a result of this staff development participants will demonstrate the necessary components to effectively participate in the Dyslexia Expansion Project.

The training provides details on the key components of comprehension and fluency in connected text in major areas of reading: oral language, phonemic awareness, phonics, and vocabulary, as well as an emphasis on how to put the skills together in an integrated manner. Effective instructional routines will be shared and practiced to transfer knowledge into classroom practice.


Participants will be able to:

  1. Define comprehension and fluency
  2. Identify text organizational structure
  3. List the components of high-quality discussion

Target Audience

Special educators, regular educators, reading specialists, administrators, parents.

Topics Covered: Literacy

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 event. Contact: Richele Herigan, at 717-901-2240, or rherigan@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Monica McHale-Small PhD, John Dellegrotto Ed. D.

Event Contact:


Richele Herigan


Pam Kastner