Close Reading & Text-Dependent Questioning: Improve Student Comprehension Through Deep Reading

Onsite Professional Development Training

Topic Description

In the “Close Reading & Text Dependent Question” Professional Development training participants will have the opportunity to delve deep into a research-based strategy that effectively supports various crucial aspects of reading, including comprehension, fluency, and critical thinking.

Through this training, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of what close reading entails and how it can be effectively integrated into their teaching practices. They will learn how to select appropriate texts, design relevant and thought-provoking text-dependent questions, and scaffold instruction to guide students towards a more comprehensive understanding of the text. Close reading encourages students to engage with a text on a deeper level, allowing them to analyze and interpret the meaning, structure, and nuances of the writing.

What's Included

  • Digital Resource Bundle: Lifetime Access to Resources
  • Professional Development Hours
  • Downloadable Handout for Note-Taking
  • Break-out sessions & collaboration
  • Interactive engagement
  • Real-life examples/Case Studies

Who This Training Is For

  • Elementary School Teachers
  • Secondary School Teachers
  • Education Specialists
  • School Administrators (Principals, Asst. Principals, Curriculum Directors)
  • Counselors
  • Coaches
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Curriculum Coaches
  • Educational Support Staff
  • Title 1 Teachers & Directors
  • Gifted & Talented Teacher

Training Options

  • Full-day or Half-Day Training
  • PLC Sessions
  • Before/After School Faculty Meetings
  • Virtual Professional Development
  • Coaching & Support
  • Mini-Lesson Modeling

What You'll Learn

Engage with relevant research about the development of reading and writing skills for learners

Strobel Education invites engagement with key research on developing reading and writing skills, enriching teaching practices for improved learner outcomes.

Identify the data-based need to increase explicit reading, writing, and literacy instruction.

Strobel Education empowers educators to identify the data-driven necessity of enhancing explicit reading, writing, and literacy teaching for improved student success.

Plan and implement research-aligned close reading lessons

Strobel Education provides strategies to plan and execute close reading lessons in alignment with latest research, enhancing comprehension and literacy skills.

Close Reading & Text Dependent Questioning Schedule

Topic 1: Relevant, Eye-Opening Research
Topic 2: Understanding Text Complexity
Topic 3: Learning the Close Reading Process
Topic 4: The 4 Phases of Close Reading
Topic 5: Annotating Text
Topic 6: Opportunities for Student Discussion
Topic 7: Close Reading Mini-Lesson Modeling

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