Are you looking for evidence-based strategies that will empower your students with a robust and meaningful vocabulary? Vocabulary instruction is one of the largest contributors to both oral language development and reading comprehension. Join Sarah Curry for this hands-on, interactive workshop and explore research-based practices for vocabulary instruction including an explicit routine for teaching specific words and strategies for students to implement during independent reading. Get ready to elevate your classroom with engaging activities that will transform the way your students engage with language! Sarah’s expertise in literacy instruction will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to facilitate effective vocabulary instruction in the classroom and enhance your students’ oral language and reading comprehension.
This is workshop two of three for the series titled “Building Oral Language and Vocabulary in the Elementary Classroom.”
- Understand the role of vocabulary instruction in enhancing oral language and reading comprehension.
- Learn about the latest research findings in vocabulary instruction.
- Discover practical strategies for implementing effective vocabulary instruction in your classroom.
- Gain insights into how to adapt vocabulary instruction to meet the diverse needs of your students.
Participants will respond to discussion prompts throughout the training to demonstrate their understanding of the workshop objectives and reflect on their learning.