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Audience: K – 2nd Grade Teachers

Presenter(s): Valerie Grammens

Length: 80 minutes

Level: Primary Procedural

Session Description:

The forgotten Balanced Literacy component? Shared Reading is an enjoyable approach, using enlarged text, to teach CCSS Foundational Skills and Comprehension Strategies to early readers. Using the same text over several days, through explicit mini lessons, a variety of skills and strategies are introduced and reviewed. Shared Reading requires minimal teacher preparation but provides maximum student engagement and learning. Come join the fun and leave with ready-to-go Shared Reading lessons.

Speaker Bio:

This is Valerie’s 30th year of teaching! She currently teaches 2nd grade at Sagebrush Elementary in Sheridan. She has taught 1st grade, 2nd grade, Title 1, Reading Recovery, and Math Recovery.