Understanding the structures within the literacy
block and what we can teach and assess through each of the structures gives
us the opportunity to ensure high-quality, rigorous instruction for all
This is the first in a series of sessions that
examines the structures of the literacy block and how we can use them to
Those groups that are on the right and left-hand
side will be reading and reporting out on the Standards-Based Instruction
for ALL Learners: A Treasure Chest for Principal-Led Building Teams in
Improving Results for Learners Most At-Risk (excerpt) and the CMSD Special
Education Writing Team handout: Intervention Strategies for Diverse
Those groups that are in the middle section will
be reading and reporting out on the Pre-Referral Intervention Manual (PRIM
) (excerpt) .
The essential question is, Why are these
resources valuable to educators?Be
sure to think about the following:
For whom are these resources appropriate?
When do I utilize these resources?
What is the instructional purpose of these
How does data impact the use of these resources?
Please chart your information and post your
sheet on the wall.Be prepared to
share your answers by reporting out.