Experience a lesson using mentor text, A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea, to teach opinion writing.
Engage in an experience that introduces the fundamental skill of careful and sustained interpretation of brief passages of text.
Participants will explore various teaching strategies to address the Common Core Foundational Skills standards for primary grades.
Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to select an appropriate complex text to meet the Common Core State Standards.
Participants will use Thinking Maps to plan for direct vocabulary instruction using Marzano's Six Step Process.