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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.

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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: Learning Theories & Strategies, Reading & Writing
Tags: balanced literacy, gradual release model, independent readers, independent writers, literacy approach, reading, reading proficiency, writing

Reviews (29)

The model discussed seems like it would really help to run a classroom smoothly.
Full Member
Great info and on point! I watched this for a review on balanced literacy.
Basic Member
Independence is what I strive for. This will help me as I try to integrate reading into other areas such as writing time. Thank you>
Full Member
Excellent presentation.
Full Member
I enjoyed this information, thank you!
Full Member
Great ideas thank you for sharing!
Full Member
Great ideas for both my 4th grade reading, 6th grade writing, and my 12th grade ELA classes. I will be using your resources this year.
Full Member
Great examples were given showing the various levels of support in a balanced literacy program.
Basic Member
loved it
Basic Member
Great presentation.
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