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Helping Students Become Independent Readers and Writers: An Intro to Balanced Literacy

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Would you like to help your students to become more proficient, lifelong readers and writers? A balanced literacy approach helps students move toward independence as readers and writers through a gradual release model. In this session, Dr. Jayme Linton will provide an overview of the eight components of balanced literacy and share strategies that you can use to implement a balanced literacy approach in your own classroom. Join us to learn how to help your students become more independent readers and writers. This webinar has been brought to you by Follett. To learn more about Follett's balanced literacy solutions, please visit


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Language Arts
Last aired on: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Addressing Learning Loss, Learning Theories & Strategies, Reading & Writing
Tags: balanced literacy, gradual release model, independent readers, independent writers, literacy approach, reading, reading proficiency, writing

Reviews (45)

Thank you! Your presentation was informative!
Full Member
Great reminders of things I should be doing daily/weekly with y readers and writers!
Full Member
Great information!
Full Member
Great source of information!
Full Member
Great review of balanced literature to refresh and motivate me.
Basic Member
Thank you!
Full Member
Jayme shared clear definitions and examples as she walked us through the components of balanced literacy. Well done.
Full Member
Excellent presentation. Thank you.
Nice work
Full Member
I loved this balanced approach! Jayme gives clear instruction on how to give balance in literacy to your students.
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