Pennsylvania LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling
PA LETRS Module 5, 2nd Ed.: Getting Up to Speed: Developing Fluency
Wednesday January 09, 2013 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM - PaTTAN - WEST
Module 5 reviews the rational for a fluency component in lesson design. Participants learn and practice techniques for speed drills, repeated readings, simultaneous and alternate oral reading, calculating reading fluency, and charting the results of exercises. (Focus: Kindergarten through Second Grade; Remedial Instruction)
Module 5 Attendees will:
- Understand the concepts of automaticity and reading fluency
- Identify several common causes for dysfluency
- Practice several strategies for fluency-building.
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.
All participants are required to take Module 1 prior to participation in Modules 2 through 12.
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 "firstname.lastname@example.org(Kelly Kapp email)":mailto:email@example.com.