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1 Southern Regional Education Board Welcome! Please complete the “People Search” on page 3 of your print packet. Then read the workshop overview and key ideas on page 1. Which key idea do you think is the most important one for your school? Discuss with someone at your table.

2 Southern Regional Education Board Lumberton Junior High The “Big Six” Literacy Strategies February 26, 2011 Jeanette Hodges HSTW/MMGW Literacy Provider

3 Southern Regional Education Board Objectives: Identify the literacy skills necessary for success in the “Information Age” Review the reading process and strategic teaching Identify reading behaviors that interfere with comprehension Practice specific reading strategies using our own text materials

4 Southern Regional Education Board Literacy Skills in the “Information Age” What do “literacy skills” include? How do the demands of the “Information Age” impact teaching and learning?

5 Southern Regional Education Board The Seven “Survival” Skills Wagner, T. (2008). The global achievement gap. New York: Basic Books. ISBN Critical thinking and problem solving 2.Collaboration across networks and leading by influence 3.Agility and adaptability 4.Initiative and entrepreneurialism 5.Effective oral and written oral communication 6.Accessing and analyzing information 7.Curiosity and imagination

6 Southern Regional Education Board Essential Reading Skills 1.Summarizing 2.Interpreting vocabulary 3.Paraphrasing 4.Categorizing 5.Inferring 6.Predicting

7 Southern Regional Education Board 1. Summarizing Capturing the main ideas in as few words as possible

8 Southern Regional Education Board 2. Interpreting vocabulary Using context clues or morphology to determine meanings of content- specific language

9 Southern Regional Education Board 2. Paraphrasing Putting another’s ideas into one’s own words

10 Southern Regional Education Board 3. Categorizing Classifying items based on similarities and differences

11 Southern Regional Education Board 4. Inferring Reading “between the lines” to connect ideas, determine themes or analyze implied meaning

12 Southern Regional Education Board 5. Predicting Making inferences about future events based on current evidence; “forward thinking based on backward reading”

13 Southern Regional Education Board The Montillation of Traxoline attributed to Judy Lanier It is very important that you learn about traxoline. Traxoline is a new form of zionter. It is montilled in Ceristanna. The Ceristannians gristerlate large amounts of febon and then bracter it to quasel traxoline. Traxoline may well be one of our most lukizes sneziaus in the future because of our zionter lexcelidge. 1. What is traxoline? 2. Where is traxoline montilled? 3. How is traxoline quaselled? 4. Why is it important to know about traxoline?

14 Southern Regional Education Board What is “reading?” TextContext Reader

15 Southern Regional Education Board What do proficient readers do?  Please read “Reading and Writing Enhances Learning in All Classes” in your Literacy Across the Curriculum guide on pages  Complete the Cornell notes on, using 1 of 3 methods: 1. Read the text and then complete the template. 2. Complete the left side as you read; then complete the right side after you read. 3. Complete the template as you read, alternating between the left and right side.

16 Reading Behaviors that Commonly Interfere with Comprehension Ping-pong reading Characteristics Solutions Mindless reading Characteristics Solutions Forgetful Reading Characteristics Solutions Southern Regional Education Board

17 GIST Part I 1.Please work individually to summarize the first paragraph in 20 words or less in the provided blanks (p. 10). 2.Next work with your table group to write a summary statement in 20 words or less on the white strip. 3.We will share and choose the best one from the entire group. Part II 1.Working individually, summarize the second paragraph in 20 words or less in the provided blanks, including information from the first paragraph. 2.Work with your table group to write a summary statement in 20 words or less on the white strip. 3.We will share and choose the best one from the entire group.

18 Southern Regional Education Board Home group/expert group PROCESS 1.The students are placed into “home” groups of 4-6 students each. 2.Each individual within the home group is assigned a topic or a task in which s/he will become an “expert.” 3.One student from each home group will now meet with the “expert” group to study the same topic or to complete the same task. 4.The experts will now go back to their home groups to teach the topic or task to the group. TODAY’S USES OF HOME GROUP/EXPERT GROUP: Jigsaw articles Strategy sharing

19 Southern Regional Education Board Foldables 3-D, interactive graphic organizers Usage helps students to organize, learn, review, and remember information involves kinesthetic learning encourages creativity

20 Southern Regional Education Board Home group/expert group Home group - table group Expert group - summarizing strategy 1. Acronym/mnemonic 2. Backwards summary 3. Carousel brainstorming 4. Inner/outer circles 5. Lyrics summarization

21 Southern Regional Education Board Vocabulary Strategies Word sort Frayer model Power verbs

22 Power Verbs Task: Write a simple definition. Draw a visual cue. Create a graphic organizer. Power verbs: identify list define describe summarize explain discuss trace predict interpret support infer formulate criticize compare evaluate justify Southern Regional Education Board

23 analyze – break apart Generalization or Conclusion Reason 1Reason 2Reason 3 Southern Regional Education Board

24 Exit Slip What? What are the main points of today’s professional development training? What is new information? So what? Why is this important information? How does this connect to what I already knew? Now what? How can I use this information? What other information do I need? What are my next steps in order to ensure implementation?


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