Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Apply Guidelines to Classrooms

Read descriptions of two different classrooms. Identify which of the guidelines for creating a positive writing environment are best represented in each example and compare your answers to samples answers provided.

Characters

Learn about the different types of characters in Cinderella, and determine which traits belong to the hero and villain.

Climax

Learn about climax and identify the event that signals the climax in the story Cinderella.

Determine Conferencing Practices

Organize and navigate a challenging parent-teacher conference. Decide which factors contribute to a successful conference, and which factors influence a difficult one.

Differentiate Instruction in a Class

Group children with varying literacy abilities and choose the best instruction to address their literacy needs.

Examine Cueing Strategies

Examine the cueing strategies (graphophonic, syntactic, semantic) that readers use to comprehend text. Learn how to use these strategies to support English Language Learners.

Explore a Classroom

A well-organized classroom supported by purposeful reading routines helps children develop their literacy skills. Explore a classroom environment and observe the effective use of classroom space and related routines.

Grade 2 Spelling Bee

Read and listen to stories with some words left blank. Fill in the blank words, check your score and get correct spelling for the words you missed.

Grade 1 Spelling Bee

Read and listen to stories with some words left blank. Fill in the blank words, check your score and get correct spelling for the words you missed.

Spelling Bee

Contestants in grades 1-8 will listen to three stories, one at a time, and then spell words from each story. Students in high school will listen to separate sentences and then spell the words from each sentence.

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