Pennsylvania LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

PA LETRS Module 6, 2nd Ed.: Digging for Meaning: Teaching Text Comprehension

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Session Dates

Wednesday April 22, 2015 8:30 AM - 4:45 PM - PaTTAN - WEST

Closed

Module 6 addresses the research base for teaching comprehension, the reasons why children have difficulty with comprehension, and approaches for teaching comprehension at the phrase, sentence, paragraph, and passage levels. (Focus: All grades)

Objectives

Module 6 Attendees will:

  • Understand the major factors that influence comprehension.
  • Explore the challenges of “academic language”
  • Differentiate among the instructional strategies
  • Summarize important research findings on comprehension strategy instruction.

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.


Target Audience

All participants are required to take Module 1 prior to participation in Modules 2 through 12.

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 training. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or "kkapp@pattan.net(Kelly Kapp email)":mailto:kkapp@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:

Inservices/workshops

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit
ASHA

Presenters:

PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:

Registration:

Marie Strobel
mstrobel@pattan.net
800-360-7282

Additional Info

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

Registrants must purchase the LETRS  workbook for the appropriate module through PaTTAN.  The price for the workbook is $40.65.

This is an interactive training. Microphones and cameras are required to be on throughout the session.

Due to the limited number of registration slots and the time constraints with mailing workbooks, THESE SESSIONS ARE OPEN ONLY TO PA REGISTRANTS.