Intensive Small Group Intervention for Struggling Readers in  Grades K-2/NCSU

Intensive Small Group Intervention for Struggling Readers in Grades K-2/NCSU

August 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am – August 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
North Country Supervisory Union
121 Duchess Ave
Newport, VT 05855
$1000 w/out credit $1390 w/grad credit from St. Michael's College
Intensive Small Group Intervention for Struggling Readers in  Grades K-2/NCSU @ North Country Supervisory Union | Newport | Vermont | United States

Instructors: Melissa Lyons, RR Teacher, Literacy Interventionist

Nicole Gaboriault, Literacy Coach, RR Teacher, Literacy Interventionist
Amy L. Riendeau, Literacy Coach

Dates: August 5 – 6, 2019 Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Plus monthly sessions 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 1/23, 2/6, and 2/20/20

Time: 4:00-7:00 pm

Location: NCSU Room A209 and NCCC Room 380

 Cost:     $1000 w/out credit $1390 w/grad credit from St. Michael’s College

Limit- 20 participants

For questions contact: Nicole Gaboriault –

Target Audience:Reading Recovery trained teachers, Title 1 Teachers, Special Educators, ELL teachers, Literacy coaches and Primary classroom teachers
(All teachers are required to teach a small intervention group of 3 students for at least ½ year.)

This course is designed to help teachers provide powerful, daily small-group instruction for struggling readers in schools that have implemented Reading Recovery. Combined with Reading Recovery, it provides a systematic approach for improving the reading and writing achievement of the lowest achieving children in the early grades. Students participate in daily 30 minute small group lessons that combine:

*Reading ,Writing, Phonics / word study
*A specially created and sequenced set of original children’s books
*Highly effective teacher lesson plans

Emphasis will be put on professional teacher development in deepening the understanding of many research-based techniques to help struggling readers make accelerated progress. The following materials and resources will be used:

*When Readers Struggle: Teaching That Works
*The Continuum of Literacy Learning
*The Fountas & Pinnell Prompting Guide 1: Teaching for Strategies in Reading and Writing
*The Leveled Literacy Intervention System*(Orange, Green or Blue depending on Grade level) Schools will need to purchase the System.
*See for pricing and ordering
*The Benchmark Assessment System is also strongly recommended.

*Assessing and Grouping Students
*Understanding the Lesson Framework
*Coding, Scoring and Analyzing Reading Behaviors
*Analyzing Reading Behaviors to Inform Teaching
*The Role of Oral Language in Literacy Learning
*Systematic Phonics Teaching
*Supporting Writing Development
*Teaching for Phrased, Fluent Reading
*Teaching for, Prompting and Reinforcing Effective Reading and Writing Strategies

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