Using “Word Generation” to Enhance Academic Language and Argumentation Skills across Disciplines

Implementing Supplemental, Comprehensive Intervention with Struggling Adolescent Readers


Session Dates

Wednesday October 06, 2021 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Webinar

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

This session is focused on practical research-based supports that can assist struggling adolescent readers in Tier 1 content area classes. Supports will address explicit instruction in vocabulary, word recognition, fluency, comprehension strategies, and study skills.


Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the difference between won’t do, can’t do, and can’t sustain
  2. Develop a simple vocabulary lesson that can be employed across settings
  3. Develop fluency activities that can be used to review content
  4. Define and provide explicit instruction in a simple summarization process
  5. Define and provide explicit instruction in active recall for test preparation

Target Audience

Building Principal, General Education Teacher, Special Education Teacher, School Psychologist, Speech/Language Therapist, Reading Specialist, ESL Teacher, School Counselor, Academic/Instructional and PBIS Coach, Family/Parent Representative, IU Consultant Support (Academic and Behavioral Expertise), MTSS Coordinator 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: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Marilyn Sprick

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Jennifer Collins