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'Learning Path: Grades K-2'
'Learning Path: Grades K-2'
Not currently available
'Learning Path: Grades 3-5'
'Learning Path: Grades 3-5'
Not currently available
'Learning Path: Grades 6-12'
'Learning Path: Grades 6-12'
Not currently available
'Live Coaching Call: Rolling Out the Trait Language with Mentor Texts'
'Live Coaching Call: Rolling Out the Trait Language with Mentor Texts'
Learn implementation strategies to support the webPD series, "Rolling Out the Trait Language to Students."
Not currently available
30 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopWriting Mini-Lessons
'3 Test-Prep Power Strategies'
'3 Test-Prep Power Strategies'
Not currently available
59 Minutes
Standardized TestsPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
'5 Strategies to Increase Students' Reading Assessment Test Scores'
'5 Strategies to Increase Students' Reading Assessment Test Scores'
Duration: 45:26 | Grades 3-12
Not currently available
45 Minutes
Standardized TestsPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Access Digital Texts for MS/HS ELA'
'Access Digital Texts for MS/HS ELA'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Achieve Deep Synthesis'
'Achieve Deep Synthesis'
Not currently available
27 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionPlanned PD
'Achieving a Close Reading in 5 Steps'
'Achieving a Close Reading in 5 Steps'
Duration: 48:48 | Grades K-12
Not currently available
48 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina SmekensPrimary
'Adapt the Storyboard to Fit All Chronological Texts'
'Adapt the Storyboard to Fit All Chronological Texts'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Adapt Yes, MA'AM to Fit Longer Essays'
'Adapt Yes, MA'AM to Fit Longer Essays'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Add 6 Types of Supporting Details'
'Add 6 Types of Supporting Details'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Add Beginnings & Endings to Middles'
'Add Beginnings & Endings to Middles'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 19:59 | Grades K-2
Not currently available
21 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Mini-LessonsPlanned PDKristina SmekensPrimary
'Add Editorial Cartoons to Science & Social Studies'
'Add Editorial Cartoons to Science & Social Studies'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
'Adjust a T-Chart to Fit Various Text Structures'
'Adjust a T-Chart to Fit Various Text Structures'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Adjust Writer's Voice for Purpose & Audience'
'Adjust Writer's Voice for Purpose & Audience'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Alert Readers to Subtle Misspellings in Fake Websites'
'Alert Readers to Subtle Misspellings in Fake Websites'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Align with the Strongest Position'
'Align with the Strongest Position'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Annotate Based on the Reading Purpose'
'Annotate Based on the Reading Purpose'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Apply Transformation to Complex Concepts'
'Apply Transformation to Complex Concepts'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
'Assess Vocabulary with Cloze Passages'
'Assess Vocabulary with Cloze Passages'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
'Balance Evidence v. Elaboration in Reading Responses'
'Balance Evidence v. Elaboration in Reading Responses'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Balance On-paper and On-screen Experiences'
'Balance On-paper and On-screen Experiences'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Break Down Comprehension Strategies by Subskills'
'Break Down Comprehension Strategies by Subskills'
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Break Down Large Units into Small-Dose Writing Experiences'
'Break Down Large Units into Small-Dose Writing Experiences'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Broaden Definition of Inference'
'Broaden Definition of Inference'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Broaden the Meaning of Text-to-World Connections'
'Broaden the Meaning of Text-to-World Connections'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Building Kid-Friendly Writing Rubrics: Grades PK-1'
'Building Kid-Friendly Writing Rubrics: Grades PK-1'
Duration: 47:23 | Grades PK-1
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDKristina SmekensPrimary
'Building Kid-Friendly Writing Rubrics: Grades 2-12'
'Building Kid-Friendly Writing Rubrics: Grades 2-12'
Duration: 51:04 | Grades 2-12
Not currently available
51 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Building Strong Paragraphs'
'Building Strong Paragraphs'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 48:19 | Grades 5-8
Not currently available
48 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Mini-LessonsPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Citing Textual Evidence'
'Citing Textual Evidence'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 47:13 | Grades 3-12
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting About ReadingPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Clarify That Voice is a Choice'
'Clarify That Voice is a Choice'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Clarify Character Traits Versus Feelings'
'Clarify Character Traits Versus Feelings'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Clarify "Developed" Versus "Details"'
'Clarify "Developed" Versus "Details"'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Clarify Purpose versus Point of View versus Perspective'
'Clarify Purpose versus Point of View versus Perspective'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Clarify the role of Wikipedia'
'Clarify the role of Wikipedia'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Compare a Book to its Movie Version'
'Compare a Book to its Movie Version'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Compare Vocabulary Study to Dating'
'Compare Vocabulary Study to Dating'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Communicate Feedback within the Writing Rubric'
'Communicate Feedback within the Writing Rubric'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Connect Ideas Within Paragraphs'
'Connect Ideas Within Paragraphs'
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Connect Modes of Writing to Author's Purpose'
'Connect Modes of Writing to Author's Purpose'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Connect Writing Lessons to Concrete Triggers'
'Connect Writing Lessons to Concrete Triggers'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Convert Rubric Scores to Grades'
'Convert Rubric Scores to Grades'
Not currently available
9 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Convey Tone & Mood with Sentence Length'
'Convey Tone & Mood with Sentence Length'
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Craft Informative Conclusions'
'Craft Informative Conclusions'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Create a Writing Curriculum of Mini-Units'
'Create a Writing Curriculum of Mini-Units'
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Create Group Products with Think, Ink, Pair, Square'
'Create Group Products with Think, Ink, Pair, Square'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Creating & Conducting Differentiated Small Groups'
'Creating & Conducting Differentiated Small Groups'
Duration: 47:30 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Crescendo to the Strongest Persuasive Reason'
'Crescendo to the Strongest Persuasive Reason'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Cross the Bridge of Fluency'
'Cross the Bridge of Fluency'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Culminate a Close Reading with a Writing Task'
'Culminate a Close Reading with a Writing Task'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Culminate Research with a Timeline'
'Culminate Research with a Timeline'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Define Evidence Versus Just a Detail'
'Define Evidence Versus Just a Detail'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Define the Purpose of Every Grammar Skill'
'Define the Purpose of Every Grammar Skill'
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5 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Define Visual Evidence as Observable Details'
'Define Visual Evidence as Observable Details'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing About ReadingIntermediateSecondaryQuick ClipPrimary
'Define What Makes a Source "Relevant"'
'Define What Makes a Source "Relevant"'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Delivering Dynamic Comprehension Mini-Lessons'
'Delivering Dynamic Comprehension Mini-Lessons'
Duration: 63:40 | Grades K-12
Not currently available
63 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina SmekensPrimary
'Delivering Dynamic Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades K-1'
'Delivering Dynamic Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades K-1'
Duration: 43:25 | Grades K-1
Not currently available
43 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDKristina SmekensPrimary
'Delivering Dynamic Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades 2-5'
'Delivering Dynamic Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades 2-5'
Duration: 42:19 | Grades 2-5
Not currently available
42 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediateKristina Smekens
'Delivering Dynamic Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades 6-12'
'Delivering Dynamic Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades 6-12'
Duration: 39:02 | Grades 6-12
Not currently available
39 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Delivering Trait-Based Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades K-1'
'Delivering Trait-Based Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades K-1'
Duration: 43:30 | Grades K-1
Not currently available
43 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsPlanned PDKristina SmekensPrimary
'Delivering Trait-Based Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades 2-5'
'Delivering Trait-Based Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades 2-5'
Duration: 45:51 | Grades 2-5
Not currently available
45 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsPlanned PDIntermediateKristina SmekensPrimary
'Delivering Trait-Based Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades 6-12'
'Delivering Trait-Based Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades 6-12'
Duration: 50:58 | Grades 6-12
Not currently available
51 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsPlanned PDSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Develop Independent First-Draft Spellers'
'Develop Independent First-Draft Spellers'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Developing Ideas'
'Developing Ideas'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 46:58 | Grades 2-4
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Mini-LessonsPlanned PDIntermediateKristina SmekensPrimary
'Developing Pictorial Writing Skills'
'Developing Pictorial Writing Skills'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 48:44 | Grades PK-1
Not currently available
48 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Units/GenresPlanned PDKristina SmekensPrimary
'Differentiate Between Themes and Topics'
'Differentiate Between Themes and Topics'
Not currently available
7 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Differentiating Small-Group Instruction for Early/Beginning Readers'
'Differentiating Small-Group Instruction for Early/Beginning Readers'
Duration: 45:36 | K-5
Not currently available
45 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Differentiating Small-Group Instruction for Fluent Readers'
'Differentiating Small-Group Instruction for Fluent Readers'
Duration: 45:10 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
45 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Differentiating Small-Group Instruction for Pre-A/Emergent Readers'
'Differentiating Small-Group Instruction for Pre-A/Emergent Readers'
Duration: 53:07 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
53 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Differentiating Small-Group Instruction for Transitional Readers'
'Differentiating Small-Group Instruction for Transitional Readers'
Duration: 48:32 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
48 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Discern 3 Types of Syntheses'
'Discern 3 Types of Syntheses'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Distinguish Reasons from Evidence'
'Distinguish Reasons from Evidence'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Emphasize the "Trump" Traits'
'Emphasize the "Trump" Traits'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'End a Constructed Response with an Explanation'
'End a Constructed Response with an Explanation'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Engage Every Student with ESR's'
'Engage Every Student with ESR's'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Enhance Learning with Active Instruction'
'Enhance Learning with Active Instruction'
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Establish a "Done" List'
'Establish a "Done" List'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Evaluate 4 Factors in Argument Analysis'
'Evaluate 4 Factors in Argument Analysis'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Evaluate Text Features for Their Added Value'
'Evaluate Text Features for Their Added Value'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Evaluate When to Introduce a Digital Writer's Notebook'
'Evaluate When to Introduce a Digital Writer's Notebook'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Execute Mini-Lessons in 4 Steps'
'Execute Mini-Lessons in 4 Steps'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Execute the 3 Parts of a Writer's Workshop'
'Execute the 3 Parts of a Writer's Workshop'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Expect Students to Build their own Background Knowledge'
'Expect Students to Build their own Background Knowledge'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Explain the Value of Multiple Sources'
'Explain the Value of Multiple Sources'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Text SelectionQuick Clip
'Explore Bell-Ringer Options'
'Explore Bell-Ringer Options'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Find Common Ground when Comparing Texts'
'Find Common Ground when Comparing Texts'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Find the Story within the Problem'
'Find the Story within the Problem'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
'Fine-Tuning Sentences: Grades 2-4'
'Fine-Tuning Sentences: Grades 2-4'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 48:40 | Grades 2-4
Not currently available
48 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Mini-LessonsPlanned PDIntermediateKristina Smekens
'Fine-Tuning Sentences: Grades 5-12'
'Fine-Tuning Sentences: Grades 5-12'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 46:58 | Grades 5-12
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Mini-LessonsPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Fit the Writer's Workshop into your Schedule'
'Fit the Writer's Workshop into your Schedule'
Not currently available
60 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopKristina Smekens
'Focus on the Little Words in Math Story Problems'
'Focus on the Little Words in Math Story Problems'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Content LiteracyQuick Clip
'Follow 4-Step Predictions in Science'
'Follow 4-Step Predictions in Science'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
'Follow 5 Steps to Make an Inference'
'Follow 5 Steps to Make an Inference'
Not currently available
7 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Follow Explicit Instruction with Close-Reading Experiences'
'Follow Explicit Instruction with Close-Reading Experiences'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Generate More First Drafts than Final Drafts'
'Generate More First Drafts than Final Drafts'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Go Beyond a Model; Reveal a Think Aloud'
'Go Beyond a Model; Reveal a Think Aloud'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Go Beyond Highlighting -- Expect Why-Lighting'
'Go Beyond Highlighting -- Expect Why-Lighting'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Hold Writer-Process Conferences Daily'
'Hold Writer-Process Conferences Daily'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Identify 10-15 General Academic Words per Grade'
'Identify 10-15 General Academic Words per Grade'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
'Identify and Evaluate an Author's Ideas'
'Identify and Evaluate an Author's Ideas'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Identify Text Worthy of a Close Reading'
'Identify Text Worthy of a Close Reading'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Identify the Beginning, Middle, End of PK-1 Opinion Writing'
'Identify the Beginning, Middle, End of PK-1 Opinion Writing'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Identify the Best Answers'
'Identify the Best Answers'
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
'Identify the Skill First & the Text Second'
'Identify the Skill First & the Text Second'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionIntermediateSecondaryQuick Clip
'Immersing Students in Complex Text'
'Immersing Students in Complex Text'
Duration: 49:27 | Grades 1-12
Not currently available
49 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina SmekensPrimary
'Implementing Literacy Stations for Fluency'
'Implementing Literacy Stations for Fluency'
Duration: 43:54 | Grades K-5 | Literacy Station Launch #2
Not currently available
44 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Implementing Literacy Stations for Reading Response & Listening'
'Implementing Literacy Stations for Reading Response & Listening'
Duration: 41:46 | Grades K-5 | Literacy Station Launch #4 & #5
Not currently available
41 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Implementing Literacy Stations for Word Work'
'Implementing Literacy Stations for Word Work'
Duration: 45:46 | Grades K-5 | Literacy Station Launch #3
Not currently available
45 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Improve Comprehension of Math Word Problems'
'Improve Comprehension of Math Word Problems'
Not currently available
8 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
'Incorporate Persuasive, Informative, & Narrative Writing in PK-1'
'Incorporate Persuasive, Informative, & Narrative Writing in PK-1'
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
'Incorporating Labeling & List-Writing Lessons'
'Incorporating Labeling & List-Writing Lessons'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 51:47 | Grades PK-1
Not currently available
51 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Units/GenresPlanned PDKristina SmekensPrimary
'Increase Test Success with Academic Vocabulary'
'Increase Test Success with Academic Vocabulary'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
'Increase Writing Fluency in Primary Grades'
'Increase Writing Fluency in Primary Grades'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Infer Perspective with TV Commercials'
'Infer Perspective with TV Commercials'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Integrate Excerpts into Comprehension Instruction'
'Integrate Excerpts into Comprehension Instruction'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Integrate Information Across Diverse Media Formats'
'Integrate Information Across Diverse Media Formats'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Integrate Mentor Text Within Writing Instruction'
'Integrate Mentor Text Within Writing Instruction'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Introduce 1-2 New Skills Per Mini-Unit'
'Introduce 1-2 New Skills Per Mini-Unit'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Introducing Characters that Correspond with the 6 Traits'
'Introducing Characters that Correspond with the 6 Traits'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 101:17 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
101 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopClassroom ConnectionsPlanned PDIntermediateKristina SmekensPrimary
'Introducing Comprehension Strategies to Students'
'Introducing Comprehension Strategies to Students'
Duration: 62:34 | Grades K-12
Not currently available
63 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina SmekensPrimary
'Introducing Reading Voice and Thinking Voice'
'Introducing Reading Voice and Thinking Voice'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Introducing the 6 Traits in 6 Days with 6 Texts: Grades K-2'
'Introducing the 6 Traits in 6 Days with 6 Texts: Grades K-2'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 119:20 | Grades K-2
Not currently available
119 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopClassroom ConnectionsPlanned PDKristina SmekensPrimary
'Introducing the 6 Traits in 6 Days with 6 Texts: Grades 3-5'
'Introducing the 6 Traits in 6 Days with 6 Texts: Grades 3-5'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 89:20 | Grades 3-5
Not currently available
89 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopClassroom ConnectionsPlanned PDIntermediateKristina Smekens
'Introducing the 6 Traits in 6 Days with 1 Text: Grades 6-12'
'Introducing the 6 Traits in 6 Days with 1 Text: Grades 6-12'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 89:16 | Grades 6-12
Not currently available
89 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopClassroom ConnectionsPlanned PDSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Juggle Reader & Writer Workshops in 50 Minutes'
'Juggle Reader & Writer Workshops in 50 Minutes'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Launching  the Writer's Workshop Procedures'
'Launching the Writer's Workshop Procedures'
Duration: 47:31 | Grades K-12
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina SmekensPrimary
'Leading an Effective Reading Block'
'Leading an Effective Reading Block'
Duration: 49:48 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
50 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Literacy Stations for Elementary Classrooms'
'Literacy Stations for Elementary Classrooms'
Duration: 41:08 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
41 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Locate Test-Prep Resources'
'Locate Test-Prep Resources'
Not currently available
7 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
'Maintain Control During Mini-Lessons'
'Maintain Control During Mini-Lessons'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Master the 10 Anchor Reading Standards with a Cheat Sheet'
'Master the 10 Anchor Reading Standards with a Cheat Sheet'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Maximize On-Screen Reading Time'
'Maximize On-Screen Reading Time'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
'Maximize the Power of the Writer's Notebook'
'Maximize the Power of the Writer's Notebook'
Not currently available
61 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopKristina Smekens
'Measure a Text's Complexity'
'Measure a Text's Complexity'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Navigate the Internet'
'Navigate the Internet'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Omit "Examples" from Core Vocabulary Lists'
'Omit "Examples" from Core Vocabulary Lists'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
'Organize Information Collected from Sources'
'Organize Information Collected from Sources'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Parallel Summary Writing with ESPN SportsCenter'
'Parallel Summary Writing with ESPN SportsCenter'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Paraphrase Author Ideas'
'Paraphrase Author Ideas'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Piece Together Informative Introductions'
'Piece Together Informative Introductions'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions'
'Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Plan Problems into Narrative Pieces'
'Plan Problems into Narrative Pieces'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Practice Punctuation with Conversation'
'Practice Punctuation with Conversation'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Prove Reader Curiosity with the Right Text'
'Prove Reader Curiosity with the Right Text'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Provide A Listening Purpose During Author's Chair'
'Provide A Listening Purpose During Author's Chair'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Provide Frequent Opportunities to "Read" Visuals & Videos'
'Provide Frequent Opportunities to "Read" Visuals & Videos'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Raise the Bar on Conventions'
'Raise the Bar on Conventions'
Not currently available
51 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsPlanned PD
'Recognize Cursor Symbols to Improve On-Screen Reading'
'Recognize Cursor Symbols to Improve On-Screen Reading'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
'Recognizing the Six Traits: Grades K-2'
'Recognizing the Six Traits: Grades K-2'
Duration: 43:12 | Grades K-2
Not currently available
43 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDKristina SmekensPrimary
'Recognizing the Six Traits: Grades 3-5'
'Recognizing the Six Traits: Grades 3-5'
Duration: 66:11 | Grades 3-5
Not currently available
66 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediateKristina Smekens
'Recognizing the Six Traits: Grades 6-12'
'Recognizing the Six Traits: Grades 6-12'
Duration: 45:34 | Grades 6-12
Not currently available
45 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Refining Literacy Stations for the Rest of the Year'
'Refining Literacy Stations for the Rest of the Year'
Duration: 49:07 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
49 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Reflect, Don't Revise, Before Standardized Tests'
'Reflect, Don't Revise, Before Standardized Tests'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
'Re-Introducing the 6 Traits in 6 Days with 1 Text'
'Re-Introducing the 6 Traits in 6 Days with 1 Text'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 105:47 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
105 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopClassroom ConnectionsPlanned PDIntermediateKristina SmekensPrimary
'Remain Neutral When Asking "How do you know?"'
'Remain Neutral When Asking "How do you know?"'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Require Students to Listen During Conversations with Talk Moves'
'Require Students to Listen During Conversations with Talk Moves'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Require WHAT & WHY in Primary Opinion Writing'
'Require WHAT & WHY in Primary Opinion Writing'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Restate the Question in a Constructed Response'
'Restate the Question in a Constructed Response'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Return to Annotations After Reading'
'Return to Annotations After Reading'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Review Content with Engagement'
'Review Content with Engagement'
Not currently available
70 Minutes
Content LiteracyPlanned PD
'Revise Ideas with Spider-Leg Sentences'
'Revise Ideas with Spider-Leg Sentences'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 23:44 | Grades K-2
Not currently available
23 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Mini-LessonsPlanned PDKristina SmekensPrimary
'Rework the Prompt to Serve as an Introduction'
'Rework the Prompt to Serve as an Introduction'
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
'Rolling Out the Trait Language to Students: Grades K-1'
'Rolling Out the Trait Language to Students: Grades K-1'
Duration: 61:17 | Grades K-1
Not currently available
61 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDKristina SmekensPrimary
'Rolling Out the Trait Language to Students 2-5'
'Rolling Out the Trait Language to Students 2-5'
Duration: 38:53 | Grades 2-5
Not currently available
38 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediateKristina Smekens
'Rolling Out the Trait Language to Students: Grades 6-12'
'Rolling Out the Trait Language to Students: Grades 6-12'
Duration: 51:19 | Grades 6-12
Not currently available
51 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPlanned PDSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Scaffold Writing Experiences'
'Scaffold Writing Experiences'
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Separate Information by Perspective & Position'
'Separate Information by Perspective & Position'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
'Simulate Research-Writing Tasks During E-Learning'
'Simulate Research-Writing Tasks During E-Learning'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
'Skim and Slim Portions of a Novel'
'Skim and Slim Portions of a Novel'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Strategies for Teaching Content-Area Literacy'
'Strategies for Teaching Content-Area Literacy'
Duration: 50:32 | Grades 5-12
Not currently available
50 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary'
'Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary'
Duration: 49:27 | Grades K-12
Not currently available
49 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina SmekensPrimary
'Strengthen the Organization of Nonfiction Notebooks'
'Strengthen the Organization of Nonfiction Notebooks'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
'Support Main Idea with Textual Evidence'
'Support Main Idea with Textual Evidence'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Support writers when they need help'
'Support writers when they need help'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Synthesize & Cite Evidence from Multiple Sources'
'Synthesize & Cite Evidence from Multiple Sources'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Take Advantage of Root-Word Instruction'
'Take Advantage of Root-Word Instruction'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reading ComprehensionQuick ClipKristi McCullough
'Teach One Skill Across 3+ Days'
'Teach One Skill Across 3+ Days'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Teach Readers How to Skim Long Texts'
'Teach Readers How to Skim Long Texts'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
'Teaching Argumentative Writing'
'Teaching Argumentative Writing'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 47:59 | Grades 6-12
Not currently available
48 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Units/GenresPlanned PDSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Teaching Informative Writing'
'Teaching Informative Writing'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 47:19 | Grades 6-12
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Units/GenresPlanned PDSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Teaching Persuasive Writing'
'Teaching Persuasive Writing'
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 46:20 | Grades 2-6
Not currently available
46 Minutes
Classroom ConnectionsWriting Units/GenresPlanned PDIntermediateKristina SmekensPrimary
'Tempt Readers with Booktalks'
'Tempt Readers with Booktalks'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Track Individual Ideas to Analyze Their Influences'
'Track Individual Ideas to Analyze Their Influences'
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionIntermediateSecondaryQuick ClipPrimary
'Track Main Ideas And Details Within A Dissected Web'
'Track Main Ideas And Details Within A Dissected Web'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
'Translate Technical Symbols to Words'
'Translate Technical Symbols to Words'
Not currently available
1 Minute
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
'Troubleshoot Evidence Errors in Reading Responses'
'Troubleshoot Evidence Errors in Reading Responses'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Tweak the Six-Traits Rubric for Different Units'
'Tweak the Six-Traits Rubric for Different Units'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Understanding Disciplinary Literacy'
'Understanding Disciplinary Literacy'
Duration: 45:01 | Grades 5-12
Not currently available
45 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
'Use a Six-Traits Rubric for Efficient Assessment'
'Use a Six-Traits Rubric for Efficient Assessment'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Use Movies to Introduce Comprehension'
'Use Movies to Introduce Comprehension'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Using the Classroom Library to Build Stamina'
'Using the Classroom Library to Build Stamina'
Duration: 48:30 | Grades K-5 | Literacy Station Launch #1
Not currently available
48 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPlanned PDIntermediatePrimaryKristi McCullough
'Vary Text Types'
'Vary Text Types'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Vary Time Spent in Writing Process'
'Vary Time Spent in Writing Process'
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
'Weave the What, Which, & Where into Textual Citations'
'Weave the What, Which, & Where into Textual Citations'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Writing After a Close Reading'
'Writing After a Close Reading'
Duration: 37:44 | Grades K-12
Not currently available
37 Minutes
Writing About ReadingPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina SmekensPrimary
'Mark New and Contradictory Information'
'Mark New and Contradictory Information'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
'Use Songs to Introduce Comprehension Strategies'
'Use Songs to Introduce Comprehension Strategies'
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
'Clarify Summary Versus Synthesis'
'Clarify Summary Versus Synthesis'
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip