Middle School (Grades 6-8) Word Generation Implementation Series

Effective Implementation of Academic Vocabulary Instruction and Student Discourse


Session Dates

Wednesday August 10, 2022 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Webinar
Thursday August 11, 2022 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Webinar

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

This training will explore best practices in vocabulary instruction. Participants will be equipped to utilize the Word Generation materials to support the vocabulary development of all students through instruction in face-to-face, remote, and hybrid settings


Participants will be able to

  • identify characteristics of effective vocabulary instruction
  • develop an action plan for Word Generation implementation
  • implement Word Generation in face-to-face, remote, and hybrid instructional settings

Target Audience

This training is intended for grade level 6-8 teams of ELA, math, science, and social studies teachers and one building administrator 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 kkapp@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Michelle Trostle

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Jennifer Collins

Additional Info

This series is designed for grade-level mixed content area teams to implement Word Generation from fall to winter with an optional implementation debrief session on February 23, 2023.

To register your cross-disciplinary team of up to 7 people, contact Kelly Kapp at kkapp@pattan.net.

Teams who attend all 3 sessions (Aug. 10, Aug. 11, 2022 & Feb 23, 2023), will receive a digital badge that acknowledges team implementation efforts. Teams will be asked to prepare and share a brief presentation (30 minutes) on 2/23/23. PaTTAN will provide participating teams with a presentation template. Teams who do not attend all 3 sessions will not be eligible for a digital badge.