3 Credits / 45 Hours
in-service credit only
Shared Reading to Promote Content Literacy
Readers of all ages love to share their findings, whether it may be fiction or non-fiction prose. Developing the life-long habit of reading for pleasure is something that we as educators must promote. Too often, the love of reading is lost after the primary grades. This course will highlight the ways in which we can develop and sustain literacy in our classrooms. Participants will learn the shared reading approach. They will comprehend the skills necessary to achieve reading on all levels . Content area literary will be focused on, as well as various websites and annotated bibliography suggestions for teachers. Reading within the content areas will be addressed as well as a multitude of graphic organizers. A must for K-12 educators.
ON-LINE (3 credits/45 hours) in-service credit only