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Thursday, February 6 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Balancing Choice: Reading in the Secondary English Classroom

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Many language arts and English teachers see the need to move beyond the traditional whole-class text to offering students some choice. With this comes the dilemma of assessment. Join us as we explore a variety of classroom-tested ways to choose and use texts and to build learning activities and assessments that are suitable for a variety of texts. incorporate choice reading alongside whole-class reading. Join us as we explore practical ways to structure the use of texts, learning activities, and assessments for a variety of reading experiences. This session will focus on how to structure reading in your class and how to use learning activities core and choice texts short and longer texts whole class, group, individual practice and repeated assignments how can we use assessment to help students become better readers and thinkers how do we get them to read


Noreen Holt

Noreen is a former teacher, retired after 33 years as a teacher and lead teacher. In the classroom, she taught a variety of courses and levels, but the bulk of her experience is in jr. high language arts. Noreen is interested in adolescent literacy, assessment, and teacher collab... Read More →

Danica Raymond

Teacher, Barrhead Composite High School
Danica teaches 9-12 English at Barrhead Composite High School. She has made reading her mission, and students and staff have benefitted from her influence. Danica is interested in adolescent literacy, assessment, and teacher collaboration.

Thursday February 6, 2020 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Westin: Leduc Rm 10135 100 St NW
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 60
  • Grade Focus 7-12
  • Tags English
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