Strengthening Students’ Reading and Writing with Daily Literacy Routines
Presented by Lynn Stenroos
Specifically Designed for Educators Serving Grades 1-3: Classroom Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Title I Staff, Reading Specialists, Instructional Assistants, and Administrators
- Innovative ways to incorporate and model daily reading and writing routines in your grades 1-3 classroom or strengthen the current routines you have established
- Specific, classroom-proven ways to utilize highly effective daily reading and writing routines to improve reading and writing in grades 1-3
- Teacher-friendly, time-efficient ways to create routines using a balanced literacy framework
- Differentiated instruction ideas using reading and writing strategies to reach all of your students
This seminar has been specifically designed to help grades 1-3 teachers implement research-based, classroom‑tested strategies that will enhance your current reading and writing program.
Led by Lynn Stenroos, an outstanding, current elementary teacher, this seminar will help teachers create meaningful, daily literacy routines and classroom structures. Lynn presents seminars that are dynamic and innovative, yet highly practical. You will leave with numerous strategies and techniques you can implement immediately with your own students.
Ten Key Benefits of Attending
- Innovative Ideas for Incorporating Daily Literacy Routines into Your Grades 1-3 Language Arts Program
Step-by-step guidelines for implementing and strengthening your use of daily literacy routines combined with practical, classroom-tested approaches that will enhance and strengthen your students’ literacy development
- Specific Ways to Structure the Learning Environment to Maximize the Success of Your Reading and Writing Program
“Best Practice” tips and techniques for creating a learning environment that strengthens reading and writing proficiency for grades 1-3 students
- Classroom-Based Ideas for Making the Best Practices in Literacy a Regular Routine in Your Literacy Program
Establish routines and procedures that allow students to take an active role in the daily habits of language arts – reading, writing, listening, and speaking … Help your students become more independent and responsible learners
- Increase Your Time with Individual Students and Small Groups
Easy-to-implement modeled lessons that will guide your students to become self-directed, independent readers and writers … How to use proven routines to provide you with more time for individual and small group instruction
- Take Your Literacy Framework to the Next Level
Specific strategies to enhance and expand the use of literacy learning strategies ... Creative ideas for expanding the use of phonics, word work, reading, writing, listening, and speaking in grades 1-3 to increase the literacy development of ALL your students
- Increase Your Teaching Options for Word Work, Spelling and Vocabulary Development
Student-centered activities that are “classroom ready” and will allow you to effectively implement these proven literacy routines into your classroom
- Utilize a Menu of Options that Allows Students to Engage in Language Arts on a Daily Basis
Ready-to-use ideas that are classroom tested and teacher-friendly ... Specific ways to offer your students daily literacy choices that will increase motivation and improve their reading and writing skills
- Utilize the Structure of Classroom Literacy Routines to Differentiate Your Instruction
Discover how to use manageable daily routines to seamlessly differentiate your instruction and structure your literacy program in a manner that will have all your students working at their instructional level in reading and writing
- Work Smarter, Not Harder
Involve and excite your children in multiple genres of reading and writing, wordplay and listening while you build reliability and routine which allows students to increase their learning
- Receive an Extensive Resource Handbook
Each participant will receive a comprehensive handbook filled with tips, ideas and strategies to strengthen your students reading and writing … All the ideas are classroom-tested and designed for grades 1-3
Outstanding Strategies You Can Use Immediately
- Highly effective learning structures and procedures using daily literacy routines in grades 1-3
- Keys to organizing your literacy block
- Dozens of ready-to-implement ideas and activities for independent practice giving you uninterrupted teaching time
- How to teach students to self select literature for independent reading
- The latest research on building fluency, reading with expression and comprehension through repeated oral reading practice
- Teaching strategies for whole group, small group and individual instruction focusing on establishing routines of learning
- How to plan and deliver creative, highly effective mini-lessons in 20 minutes or less
- Develop procedures for organization, management and student accountability for your literacy block
- Teacher-friendly, time-efficient ways to get the most from your literacy block of time
- Differentiate your lessons so all your students can have success in reading and writing
- Specific, innovative literacy lessons utilizing the principles of best practices in literacy instruction for grades 1-3
- Creative ways to increase your teaching options for word work, spelling and vocabulary development
- Help your students become more responsible for their learning and more independent learners
- Classroom-tested ideas and routines that make literacy instruction thrive in your classroom
- How to involve your students in a variety of genres in both reading and writing
A Message from Your Seminar Leader
I’m sure you will agree that getting students to be fluent readers and writers is an essential goal of our classrooms. I’ve designed an idea-packed day full of practical strategies surrounding the use of best practice in literacy learning for grades 1-3. Using my classroom‑tested techniques and routines you will find ideas you can use immediately in your own grades 1-3 classroom.
During our fast-paced day together we will focus on ideas that will make your first through third grade classroom hum with productive energy. I will show you ways to easily develop a structure in your classroom where students gain independence in their learning which allows you to work smarter, not harder. You will learn how to maximize instructional time in order to conference with students individually and in small groups. You will walk away with ready-to-implement ideas to give your students the learning edge in reading, writing, word study, and listening activities.
The model literacy routines I will share are easy to use and are essential to any language curriculum. Utilizing these techniques and strategies will help you turn your literacy classroom into a highly successful environment for building literacy.
As teachers, we are continually looking for ways to enhance best practice for literacy instruction while meeting standards and gaining measurable growth in reading and writing. I’ve designed this seminar with the realities of the classroom at the forefront. I’ll share dozens of ideas that will help you turn your students into voracious readers. You will walk away with the ability to create an environment that engages students in authentic reading. I will show you ways to increase your students’ ability to work independently so you can spend more time meeting with students individually.
Through the use of classroom examples, student work and an extensive handbook, we will explore the following topics:
- Practical and easy ways to prepare students for independent work
- Workable strategies that help you develop daily literacy routines to maximize the learning potential of all your students
- Sound and classroom-tested methods that enhance reading, writing, listening, and speaking
- Teacher-friendly ways to differentiate using practical strategies and learning routines
I look forward to meeting you and sharing a fast-paced day; sharing practical ideas that you can take back to your classroom immediately.
P.S. Remember to bring a smile and a digital camera to take pictures of samples you can implement in your classroom.
Who Should Attend
Educators serving grades 1-3: Classroom Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Title I Staff, Reading Specialists, Instructional Assistants, and Administrators.
Special Benefits of Attending
Extensive Resource Handbook
You will receive and extensive handbook full of components and ideas to create and deliver authentic assessments that align with your differentiated instruction. Included in the handbook are:
- Specific daily literacy routine ideas for grades 1-3
- Differentiated lessons to improve reading and writing
- How to establish the daily routines and structures
- Specific ways to increase your teaching options for word work, spelling and vocabulary instruction
Meet and Share
This seminar presents a great opportunity for participants to meet and share their ideas on differentiated instruction and authentic assessments in grades 1-3.
Lynn Stenroos will be available at the seminar for consultation regarding your questions and the unique needs of your program.
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