Weekly Literacy Professional Learning Chats with Franki Sibberson: Purposeful Read Alouds In Middle
Starting 11/9/2021 at 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Event Groups:
• Central Office & State Support Team 11 - Assessment & Instruction
• Central Office & State Support Team 11 - Classroom Culture
• Central Office & State Support Team 11 - Literacy
• Central Office & State Support Team 11 - Student Supports

These one-hour virtual sessions take a deep dive into a specific topic. Each session will include an introduction to the topic, some connected readings, time for conversation and questions. Participants will leave with some new thinking and some resources to expand their thinking following the session. Note: Sessions are provided at no cost for member districts. The opportunity for continued individual conversation/coaching is available for a fee. 

Purposeful Read Alouds in Middle Grades. Read Aloud is no longer a time for children to settle down after recess and listen in a passive manner. Instead, it is a time for the reading community to come together and think together around a common book. During the course of the school year, a class can experience 6-10 chapter books together while still allowing time for other elements of literacy instruction. It is important that these books be carefully chosen and that there are routines in place for students to grow as readers, knowing they each may access the common text in a different way. 

A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants. Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart at [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
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