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Relevant & Engaging Literacy PD - Flexible View
Relevant & Engaging Literacy PD - Flexible View
On-demand streaming videos to boost achievement in reading and writing
 
Scaffold Writing Experiences
Scaffold Writing Experiences
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick 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
Writing Mini-LessonsPrimaryKristina SmekensPlanned PDClassroom Connections
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 WorkshopPrimaryPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
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 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 WorkshopPrimaryPlanned PDKristina Smekens
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
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-LessonsPrimaryPlanned PDIntermediateKristina 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-LessonsPrimaryPlanned PDKristina 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
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 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 WorkshopPrimaryPlanned PDKristina 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
Incorporate Persuasive, Informative, & Narrative Writing in PK-1
Incorporate Persuasive, Informative, & Narrative Writing in PK-1
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
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 K-2
Recognizing the Six Traits: Grades K-2
Duration: 43:12 | Grades K-2
Not currently available
43 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPrimaryPlanned PDKristina 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 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 K-1
Delivering Dynamic Mini-Lessons in Writing: Grades K-1
Duration: 43:25 | Grades K-1
Not currently available
43 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopPrimaryPlanned PDKristina 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 TestsIntermediatePlanned PDSecondaryKristina Smekens
Writing After a Close Reading
Writing After a Close Reading
Duration: 37:44 | Grades K-12
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37 Minutes
Writing About ReadingPrimaryPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
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
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 WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
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 WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
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 WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
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 WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
Creating & Conducting Differentiated Small Groups
Creating & Conducting Differentiated Small Groups
Duration: 47:30 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
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 WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
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 WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
Implementing Literacy Stations for Word Work
Implementing Literacy Stations for Word Work
Duration: 45:46 | Grades K-5 | Literacy Staion Launch #3
Not currently available
45 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
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 WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
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 WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
Leading an Effective Reading Block
Leading an Effective Reading Block
Duration: 49:48 | Grades K-5
Not currently available
50 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
Literacy Stations for Elementary Classrooms
Literacy Stations for Elementary Classrooms
Duration: 41:08 | Grades K-5
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41 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopPrimaryKristi McCulloughPlanned PDIntermediate
Infer Perspective with TV Commercials
Infer Perspective with TV Commercials
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1 Minute
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Organize Information Collected from Sources
Organize Information Collected from Sources
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Teach Readers How to Skim Long Texts
Teach Readers How to Skim Long Texts
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
Integrate Excerpts into Comprehension Instruction
Integrate Excerpts into Comprehension Instruction
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
Differentiate Between Themes and Topics
Differentiate Between Themes and Topics
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7 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Discern 3 Types of Syntheses
Discern 3 Types of Syntheses
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5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Align with the Strongest Position
Align with the Strongest Position
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3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Skim and Slim Portions of a Novel
Skim and Slim Portions of a Novel
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5 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
End a Constructed Response with an Explanation
End a Constructed Response with an Explanation
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5 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
Recognize Cursor Symbols to Improve On-Screen Reading
Recognize Cursor Symbols to Improve On-Screen Reading
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3 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
Create Group Products with Think, Ink, Pair, Square
Create Group Products with Think, Ink, Pair, Square
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3 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Hold Writer-Process Conferences Daily
Hold Writer-Process Conferences Daily
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4 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Translate Technical Symbols to Words
Translate Technical Symbols to Words
Not currently available
1 Minute
Content Area LiteracyQuick 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
Start and End Persuasive Pieces
Start and End Persuasive Pieces
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6 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Introducing Reading Voice and Thinking Voice
Introducing Reading Voice and Thinking Voice
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5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Paraphrase Author Ideas
Paraphrase Author Ideas
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2 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
Master the 10 Anchor Reading Standards with a Cheat Sheet
Master the 10 Anchor Reading Standards with a Cheat Sheet
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5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Connect Modes of Writing to Author's Purpose
Connect Modes of Writing to Author's Purpose
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3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Convey Tone & Mood with Sentence Length
Convey Tone & Mood with Sentence Length
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6 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
Omit "Examples" from Core Vocabulary Lists
Omit "Examples" from Core Vocabulary Lists
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
Define What Makes a Source "Relevant"
Define What Makes a Source "Relevant"
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2 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
Review Content with Engagement
Review Content with Engagement
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70 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyPlanned PD
Raise the Bar on Conventions
Raise the Bar on Conventions
Not currently available
51 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsPlanned PD
Achieve Deep Synthesis
Achieve Deep Synthesis
Not currently available
27 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionPlanned PD
Follow 4-Step Predictions in Science
Follow 4-Step Predictions in Science
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3 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
Identify the Beginning, Middle, End of PK-1 Opinion Writing
Identify the Beginning, Middle, End of PK-1 Opinion Writing
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3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Clarify Character Traits Versus Feelings
Clarify Character Traits Versus Feelings
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5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick 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
Apply Transformation to Complex Concepts
Apply Transformation to Complex Concepts
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3 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
Add Editorial Cartoons to Science & Social Studies
Add Editorial Cartoons to Science & Social Studies
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
Access Digital Texts for MS/HS ELA
Access Digital Texts for MS/HS ELA
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
Break Down Comprehension Strategies by Subskills
Break Down Comprehension Strategies by Subskills
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
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
Writing Mini-LessonsPrimaryClassroom ConnectionsPlanned PDKristina Smekens
Improve Comprehension of Math Word Problems
Improve Comprehension of Math Word Problems
Not currently available
8 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
Evaluate 4 Factors in Argument Analysis
Evaluate 4 Factors in Argument Analysis
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4 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Expect Students to Build their own Background Knowledge
Expect Students to Build their own Background Knowledge
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4 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
Execute Mini-Lessons in 4 Steps
Execute Mini-Lessons in 4 Steps
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Clarify "Developed" Versus "Details"
Clarify "Developed" Versus "Details"
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
Juggle Reader & Writer Workshops in 50 Minutes
Juggle Reader & Writer Workshops in 50 Minutes
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
Increase Writing Fluency in Primary Grades
Increase Writing Fluency in Primary Grades
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
Navigate the Internet
Navigate the Internet
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Reflect, Don't Revise, Before Standardized Tests
Reflect, Don't Revise, Before Standardized Tests
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1 Minute
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
Piece Together Informative Introductions
Piece Together Informative Introductions
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Craft Informative Conclusions
Craft Informative Conclusions
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Practice Punctuation with Conversation
Practice Punctuation with Conversation
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick 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
Increase Test Success with Academic Vocabulary
Increase Test Success with Academic Vocabulary
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
Require WHAT & WHY in Primary Opinion Writing
Require WHAT & WHY in Primary Opinion Writing
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Adjust Writer's Voice for Purpose & Audience
Adjust Writer's Voice for Purpose & Audience
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
Connect Writing Lessons to Concrete Triggers
Connect Writing Lessons to Concrete Triggers
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Culminate Research with a Timeline
Culminate Research with a Timeline
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Crescendo to the Strongest Persuasive Reason
Crescendo to the Strongest Persuasive Reason
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Convert Rubric Scores to Grades
Convert Rubric Scores to Grades
Not currently available
9 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Add 6 Types of Supporting Details
Add 6 Types of Supporting Details
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
Rework the Prompt to Serve as an Introduction
Rework the Prompt to Serve as an Introduction
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
Connect Ideas Within Paragraphs
Connect Ideas Within Paragraphs
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
Explore Bell-Ringer Options
Explore Bell-Ringer Options
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
Broaden Definition of Inference
Broaden Definition of Inference
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Identify and Evaluate an Author's Ideas
Identify and Evaluate an Author's Ideas
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Find Common Ground when Comparing Texts
Find Common Ground when Comparing Texts
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Restate the Question in a Constructed Response
Restate the Question in a Constructed Response
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick 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
Vary Text Types
Vary Text Types
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reader'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
Support Main Idea with Textual Evidence
Support Main Idea with Textual Evidence
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Define Evidence Versus Just a Detail
Define Evidence Versus Just a Detail
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
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
Integrate Information Across Diverse Media Formats
Integrate Information Across Diverse Media Formats
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Summary Writing Parallels ESPN SportsCenter
Summary Writing Parallels ESPN SportsCenter
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions
Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Locate Test-Prep Resources
Locate Test-Prep Resources
Not currently available
7 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
Compare a Book to its Movie Version
Compare a Book to its Movie Version
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reading ComprehensionQuick 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
Measure a Text's Complexity
Measure a Text's Complexity
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Use Movies to Introduce Comprehension
Use Movies to Introduce Comprehension
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Engage All Students in Classroom Q&A's
Engage All Students in Classroom Q&A's
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
Strengthen the Organization of Nonfiction Notebooks
Strengthen the Organization of Nonfiction Notebooks
Not currently available
1 Minute
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
Evaluate Text Features for Their Added Value
Evaluate Text Features for Their Added Value
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Follow 5 Steps to Make an Inference
Follow 5 Steps to Make an Inference
Not currently available
7 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Identify the Best Answers
Identify the Best Answers
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
Simulate Research-Writing Tasks During E-Learning
Simulate Research-Writing Tasks During E-Learning
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
Maximize On-Screen Reading Time
Maximize On-Screen Reading Time
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Standardized TestsQuick Clip
Distinguish Reasons from Evidence
Distinguish Reasons from Evidence
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick 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
Integrate Mentor Text Within Writing Instruction
Integrate Mentor Text Within Writing Instruction
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Delivering Dynamic Comprehension Mini-Lessons
Delivering Dynamic Comprehension Mini-Lessons
Duration: 63:40 | Grades K-12
Not currently available
63 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionPrimaryPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
Introducing Comprehension Strategies to Students
Introducing Comprehension Strategies to Students
Duration: 62:34 | Grades K-12
Not currently available
63 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionPrimaryPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
Immersing Students in Complex Text
Immersing Students in Complex Text
Duration: 49:27 | Grades 1-12
Not currently available
49 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionPrimaryPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary
Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary
Duration: 49:27 | Grades K-12
Not currently available
49 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyPrimaryPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
Understanding Disciplinary Literacy
Understanding Disciplinary Literacy
Duration: 45:01 | Grades 5-12
Not currently available
45 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyPlanned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina Smekens
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
Teaching Informative Writing
Teaching Informative Writing
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 47:19 | Grades 6-12
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresClassroom ConnectionsSecondaryPlanned PDKristina Smekens
Teaching Argumentative Writing
Teaching Argumentative Writing
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 47:59 | Grades 6-12
Not currently available
48 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresClassroom ConnectionsSecondaryPlanned PDKristina Smekens
Teaching Persuasive Writing
Teaching Persuasive Writing
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 46:20 | Grades 2-6
Not currently available
46 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresPrimaryClassroom ConnectionsIntermediatePlanned PDKristina Smekens
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
Writing Units/GenresPrimaryClassroom ConnectionsPlanned PDKristina Smekens
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
Writing Units/GenresPrimaryClassroom ConnectionsPlanned PDKristina 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
Writing Mini-LessonsClassroom ConnectionsIntermediateSecondaryPlanned PDKristina Smekens
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
Writing Mini-LessonsClassroom ConnectionsIntermediatePlanned PDKristina Smekens
Citing Textual Evidence
Citing Textual Evidence
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 47:13 | Grades 3-12
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Writing About ReadingClassroom ConnectionsIntermediateSecondaryPlanned PDKristina Smekens
Developing Ideas
Developing Ideas
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 46:58 | Grades 2-4
Not currently available
47 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsPrimaryClassroom ConnectionsIntermediatePlanned PDKristina Smekens
Building Strong Paragraphs
Building Strong Paragraphs
Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 48:19 | Grades 5-8
Not currently available
48 Minutes
Writing Mini-LessonsClassroom ConnectionsIntermediateSecondaryPlanned PDKristina Smekens
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 WorkshopPrimaryClassroom ConnectionsIntermediatePlanned PDKristina Smekens
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 WorkshopPrimaryClassroom ConnectionsIntermediatePlanned PDKristina Smekens
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 WorkshopPrimaryClassroom ConnectionsPlanned PDKristina Smekens
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 ConnectionsIntermediatePlanned PDKristina 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 ConnectionsSecondaryPlanned PDKristina Smekens
Plan Problems into Narrative Pieces
Plan Problems into Narrative Pieces
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Assess Vocabulary with Cloze Passages
Assess Vocabulary with Cloze Passages
Not currently available
5 Minutes
Content Area LiteracyQuick Clip
Maintain Control During Mini-Lessons
Maintain Control During Mini-Lessons
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Track Individual Ideas to Analyze Their Influences
Track Individual Ideas to Analyze Their Influences
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionPrimaryIntermediateSecondaryQuick Clip
Define Visual Evidence as Observable Details
Define Visual Evidence as Observable Details
Not currently available
3 Minutes
PrimaryIntermediateSecondaryWriting About ReadingQuick Clip
Identify the Skill First & the Text Second
Identify the Skill First & the Text Second
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionIntermediateSecondaryQuick Clip
Prove Reader Curiosity with the Right Text
Prove Reader Curiosity with the Right Text
Not currently available
3 Minutes
Quick ClipReading Comprehension
Clarify That Voice is a Choice
Clarify That Voice is a Choice
Not currently available
1 Minute
Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
Enhance Learning with Active Instruction
Enhance Learning with Active Instruction
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Reader's WorkshopQuick 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
Create a Writing Curriculum of Mini-Units
Create a Writing Curriculum of Mini-Units
Not currently available
6 Minutes
Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Take Advantage of Root-Word Instruction
Take Advantage of Root-Word Instruction
Not currently available
1 Minute
Reading ComprehensionKristi McCulloughQuick Clip
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
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
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
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
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
Compare Vocabulary Study to Dating
Compare Vocabulary Study to Dating
Not currently available
2 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Follow Explicit Instruction with Close-Reading Experiences
Follow Explicit Instruction with Close-Reading Experiences
Not currently available
1 Minute
Quick ClipReading Comprehension
Identify Text Worthy of a Close Reading
Identify Text Worthy of a Close Reading
Not currently available
4 Minutes
Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Culminate a Close Reading with a Writing Task
Culminate a Close Reading with a Writing Task
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Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
Provide A Listening Purpose During Author's Chair
Provide A Listening Purpose During Author's Chair
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2 Minutes
Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Balance Evidence v. Elaboration in Reading Responses
Balance Evidence v. Elaboration in Reading Responses
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Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
Troubleshoot Evidence Errors in Reading Responses
Troubleshoot Evidence Errors in Reading Responses
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Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
Synthesize & Cite Evidence from Multiple Sources
Synthesize & Cite Evidence from Multiple Sources
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Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
3 Test-Prep Power Strategies
3 Test-Prep Power Strategies
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59 Minutes
Planned PDIntermediateSecondaryKristina SmekensStandardized Tests
Find the Story within the Problem
Find the Story within the Problem
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Quick ClipContent Area Literacy
Generate More First Drafts than Final Drafts
Generate More First Drafts than Final Drafts
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Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Emphasize the "Trump" Traits
Emphasize the "Trump" Traits
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Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Teach One Skill Across 3+ Days
Teach One Skill Across 3+ Days
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Writing Mini-LessonsQuick Clip
Introduce 1-2 New Skills Per Mini-Unit
Introduce 1-2 New Skills Per Mini-Unit
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Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Go Beyond a Model; Reveal a Think Aloud
Go Beyond a Model; Reveal a Think Aloud
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Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Vary Time Spent in Writing Process
Vary Time Spent in Writing Process
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Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Separate Information by Perspective & Position
Separate Information by Perspective & Position
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Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Go Beyond Highlighting -- Expect Why-Lighting
Go Beyond Highlighting -- Expect Why-Lighting
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Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Annotate Based on the Reading Purpose
Annotate Based on the Reading Purpose
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Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Return to Annotations After Reading
Return to Annotations After Reading
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Writing About ReadingQuick Clip
Broaden the Meaning of Text-to-World Connections
Broaden the Meaning of Text-to-World Connections
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Reading ComprehensionQuick Clip
Tempt Readers with Booktalks
Tempt Readers with Booktalks
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Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
Require Students to Listen During Conversations with Talk Moves
Require Students to Listen During Conversations with Talk Moves
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Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
Clarify the role of Wikipedia
Clarify the role of Wikipedia
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Writing Units/GenresQuick Clip
Balance On-paper and On-screen Experiences
Balance On-paper and On-screen Experiences
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Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
Use a Six-Traits Rubric for Efficient Assessment
Use a Six-Traits Rubric for Efficient Assessment
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Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Tweak the Six-Traits Rubric for Different Units
Tweak the Six-Traits Rubric for Different Units
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Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Communicate Feedback within the Writing Rubric
Communicate Feedback within the Writing Rubric
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Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Cross the Bridge of Fluency
Cross the Bridge of Fluency
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Reader's WorkshopQuick Clip
Support writers when they need help
Support writers when they need help
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Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip
Develop Independent First-Draft Spellers
Develop Independent First-Draft Spellers
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Writer's WorkshopQuick Clip