Reading Language Arts

K-2 Flex Sessions

1.75 Flex Hours required:  Accelerating Students Through Guided Reading Session

Attending any of the 6 Guided Reading Sessions listed below will fulfill the requirement.

  1. K-2 Accelerating Students through Guided Reading – Pre-A Session

This session will focus on the “why” and the “so now what” of guided reading.

Come ready to:

  • Dig into deeper analysis of the reading process!
  • Create easier and stronger recordkeeping methods.
  • Streamline your prompting to make it more consistent and understood by your students.
    • May 26, Cavett Annex, 10:15-12:00
    • June 24, East High in the Media Center, 126 8:15-10:00
    • September 26, LPSDO Conference Room C, 4:15-6:00
  1. K-2 Accelerating Students through Guided Reading – Emergent Session

This session will focus on the “why” and the “so now what” of guided reading.

Come ready to:

  • Dig into deeper analysis of the reading process!
  • Create easier and stronger recordkeeping methods.
  • Streamline your prompting to make it more consistent and understood by your students.
    • May 26, Cavett Annex, 8:15-10:00
    • June 24, East High in the Media Room, 126 1:00-2:45
    • November 3, LPSDO Board Room, 4:15-6:00
    • November 15, LPSDO Board Room, 4:15 – 6:00
  1. K-2 Accelerating Students through Guided Reading – Early Session 

This session will focus on the “why” and the “so now what” of guided reading.

Come ready to:

  • Dig into deeper analysis of the reading process!
  • Create easier and stronger recordkeeping methods.
  • Streamline your prompting to make it more consistent and understood by your students.
    • May 26, Cavett Multipurpose Room, 10:15-12:00
    • June 24, East High in the Cafeteria Room, 128 8:15-10:00
    • September 20, LPSDO Board Room, 4:15 – 6:00
  1. K-2 Accelerating Students through Guided Reading – Transitional Grade 1 Session 

This session will focus on the “why” and the “so now what” of guided reading. Come ready to:

  • Dig into deeper analysis of the reading process!
  • Create easier and stronger recordkeeping methods.
  • Streamline your prompting to make it more consistent and understood by your students.
    • May 26, Cavett Multipurpose Room, 8:15-10:00
    • June 24, East High Cafeteria, 128 1:00-2:45
    • November 14, LPSDO Conference Room C, 4:15-6:00
  1. K-2 Accelerating Students through Guided Reading – Transitional Grade 2 Session  

Are you having difficulties pinpointing students’ reading miscues and knowing what the next steps should be?  This session will provide an opportunity for teachers to diagnose students’ reading miscues and learn what the next steps are in order to move them forward as readers, writers, and thinkers.

  • June 24, LPSDO Board Room, 8:15-10:00
  • June 29, LPSDO Board Room, 8:15-10:00
  • September 26, Maxey Media Center 4:15 – 6:00
  1. K-2 Accelerating Students through Guided Reading – 2nd Grade Close Reading Session

When, why, and how does closing reading fit into guided reading.

This session will focus on how to plan an effective guided reading lesson using the 5-Day guided reading template that includes close reading.

  • June 24, LPSDO Board Room, 1:00-2:45
  • June 29, LPSDO Board Room, 1:00-2:45
  • October 20, LPSDO Conference Room C 4:15 – 6:00

Other Flex Options Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Keeping the Whole Student Engaged in Whole Group Reading – Kindergarten 

In this session we will think deeply about how to engage students more effectively in whole group reading using instructional strategies adapted from Anita Archer and BJ Stone.  We will explore the role of vocabulary and questioning in increasing our comprehension.

  • May 26, Cavett Annex, 1:00-2:45
  • June 24 East High Media Center Room 126, 10:15-12:00

Keeping the Whole Student Engaged in Whole Group Reading  – First Grade 

In this session we will think deeply about how to increase students reading and writing comprehension.  We all want students that leave first grade prepared for the 2nd Grade McGraw Hill Constructed Response.  Come explore how we can deepen our questioning strategies, engage students with Archer and Stone’s strategies, and write with detail about our reading.

  • May 26, Cavett Multipurpose Room, 1:00-2:45
  • June 24, East High in the Cafeteria Room 126, 10:15-12:00

Keeping the Whole Student Engaged in Whole Group Reading  – Second Grade

In this session we will explore ideas for how to get students engaged, keep them engaged and hold them accountable through collaborative conversations and questioning in whole group reading. Ideas and strategies from BJ Stone, Anita Archer and Doug Lemov will be incorporated.

  • June 24, LPSDO Board Room, 10:15-12:00
  • June 29, LPSDO Board Room, 10:15-12:00

Contact

Lisa Oltman
K-6 English Language Arts Curriculum Specialist
402-436-1804 | loltman@lps.org

Beth Eberspacher
Administrative Assistant
402-436-1824 | bebersp@lps.org