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Language Arts Course Offerings

  • Sep
    15
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    The Literacy Learning Modules are designed to ensure that teachers have a clear understanding of a comprehensive approach to high-quality literacy instruction. It is not a prescribed curriculum, set of materials, or a program. Macomb's Comprehensive Approach to Literacy is a framework designed to help ALL students learn to read and write effectively! Each cohort consists of 7 full days.

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  • Oct
    28
    This event is scheduled for 3:00pm to - 4:00pm

    Target Audience: Secondary Teachers and Administrators Virtual Session 1 hour Michigan eLibrary: Supporting Secondary Instruction In this session we will look at 8 free eResources (eBooks High School, Explora Middle School, History Reference Center, Science Reference Center, LearningExpress Library, Britannica, Read It! and eJournals ) from the Michigan eLibrary and learn how to 1) share persistent links into learning management systems; 2) drop articles and eBooks into Google Classroom and Google Drive; 3) access built-in supports such as audio and translation; 4) connect content to curriculum; and 5) access individual publications such as Educational Leadership, School Library Journal, People, Wired, Sports Illustrated and many more! A zoom link will be sent to all registrants the day before the session.

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  • Nov
    07
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 3:00pm

    2nd Annual #MacombReads Festival ! Please join the MISD, Macomb County and guest celebrities as we all "Fall in Love with Reading!" *For ages PreK thru Elementary Students & Families Registration is required.

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  • Nov
    12
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 3:00pm

    **Content was previously presented at the MISD Disciplinary Literacy Sessions 2019-2020 Target Audience: 6-12 English, Science, Social Studies / History and Math, as well as Administrators and Content-Area Teacher Leaders Problem-based units of instruction present authentic problems to help engage students in the learning process. Staff members are highly encouraged to attend in cross-disciplinary teams representing English, science, social studies/history and math, as well as administrators and support staff. The training begins with the whole group learning together about the theory and components of problem-based instruction. Next, participants will break into discipline-specific groups for content-focused learning facilitated by ISD consultants. The last hour of the session will include time to meet as school teams to process the day’s learning and plan next steps. Participants will leave with a general understanding of... what problem-based instruction looks like establishing engaging purposes for students to read, write, and communicate guiding students to ask questions and plan inquiries helping students see connections in their lives by engaging in real-world and issue-based investigations creating opportunities for students to enact literate identities connected to their learning across disciplines SCECHs pending. Upon approval will be available for an additional fee.

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  • Nov
    12
    This event is scheduled for 3:00pm to - 4:00pm

    Target Audience: K-12 Literacy Leaders Join your literacy leader colleagues for collaboration and conversation meetings.

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  • Nov
    16
    This event is scheduled for 6:00pm to - 7:30pm

    Revisiting revision as a primer for instruction. Presenters will share additional tools for revision support. Presenters will share tips from their expertise with implementation. Presenters will trouble shoot issues with implementation of the units.

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  • Nov
    17
    This event is scheduled for 6:00pm to - 7:30pm

    Using your work with the units as a conduit for grammar instruction. Presenters will review elements of effective grammar instruction including research. Presenters will share ways to integrate grammar lessons into each unit. Presenters will trouble shoot issues with implementation of the units.

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  • Dec
    01
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    The Literacy Learning Modules are designed to ensure that teachers have a clear understanding of a comprehensive approach to high-quality literacy instruction. It is not a prescribed curriculum, set of materials, or a program. Macomb's Comprehensive Approach to Literacy is a framework designed to help ALL students learn to read and write effectively! Each cohort consists of 7 full days.

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  • Dec
    07
    This event is scheduled for 6:00pm to - 7:30pm

    Target Audience: Teachers, Coaches, Admin of Grade K-5 Are you in need of crystal clear trajectories for writing development? Do you have appropriate assessment tools for each type of writing? Do your current tools provide students with opportunities to assess their own progress? This book study will provide an assessment toolkit that allows for both teachers and students to take a reflective stance on writing. This three day series will consist of reading assigned pages outside of workshop time. Attendance at each online session will include a discussion and debrief of the assigned pages along with practice in conducting norming sessions. Each participant will need to be sent a copy of the book so register in a timely manner. A Zoom link will be sent to all registrants the day before the session. 3 Dates: October 13, 2020 October 27, 2020 November 10, 2020

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  • Dec
    08
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 3:45pm

    Target Audience: Teachers, Grades 3-8 Participants will dig deep into the ELA standards and learn how to ask questions that prompt students to synthesize answers based on specific evidence within a reading passage. Then, using content area passages, participants will learn to write their own passage based analysis writing prompts.

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  • Dec
    08
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:45pm

    Target Audience: Teachers, Grades 3-8 Participants will dig deep into the ELA standards and learn how to ask questions that prompt students to synthesize answers based on specific evidence within a reading passage. Then, using content area passages, participants will learn to write their own passage based analysis writing prompts.

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  • Dec
    14
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    4 Day Series Goal: To Provide educators with an understanding of a balanced literacy framework and its components. Program Dates: December 14, 2020 8:30am - 3:00pm January 14, 2021 8:30am - 3:00pm January 21, 20201 8:30am - 3:00pm February 8, 2021 8:30am - 3:00pm

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  • Jan
    06
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:45pm

    Target Audience: Teachers of Grades 3-8 Using Foldables® Language Arts classroom is a great way to differentiate your instruction and to keep the students engaged! Come experience a range of interactive graphic organizers aimed to encourage student ownership of study material, provide a kinesthetic component to teaching strategies, and promote long‐term retention of academic lessons. Learn to use these engaging organizers to spruce up your readers’ and writers’ notebooks!

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  • Jan
    13
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    In this one day training, participants will learn best practices to address the writing requirements of the Michigan State Standards. The training addresses the three types of writing (opinion, informative/explanatory, and narrative) as well as how to teach specific writing skills.

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  • Jan
    21
    This event is scheduled for 3:00pm to - 4:00pm

    Target Audience: K-12 Literacy Leaders Join your literacy leader colleagues for collaboration and conversation meetings.

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  • Feb
    02
    This event is scheduled for 12:30pm to - 3:45pm

    Participants will begin to understand the structure of words and sentences to help students overcome the challenges of complex text. We will spend time viewing and discussing examples of explicit work with word patterns and morphology. Learn to create ways to maintain students’ awareness of these structures by embedding lessons intentional to this topic.

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  • Feb
    02
    This event is scheduled for 3:00pm to - 4:00pm

    Target Audience: K-12 Literacy Leaders Join your literacy leader colleagues for collaboration and conversation meetings.

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  • Feb
    02
    This event is scheduled for 4:30pm to - 7:45pm

    Participants will begin to understand the structure of words and sentences to help students overcome the challenges of complex text. We will spend time viewing and discussing examples of explicit work with word patterns and morphology. Learn to create ways to maintain students’ awareness of these structures by embedding lessons intentional to this topic.

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  • Feb
    11
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 3:00pm

    **Content was previously presented at the MISD Disciplinary Literacy Sessions 2019-2020 Target Audience: 6-12 English, Science, Social Studies / History and Math, as well as Administrators and Content-Area Teacher Leaders Problem-based units of instruction present authentic problems to help engage students in the learning process. Staff members are highly encouraged to attend in cross-disciplinary teams representing English, science, social studies/history and math, as well as administrators and support staff. The training begins with the whole group learning together about the theory and components of problem-based instruction. Next, participants will break into discipline-specific groups for content-focused learning facilitated by ISD consultants. The last hour of the session will include time to meet as school teams to process the day’s learning and plan next steps. Participants will leave with a general understanding of... what problem-based instruction looks like establishing engaging purposes for students to read, write, and communicate guiding students to ask questions and plan inquiries helping students see connections in their lives by engaging in real-world and issue-based investigations creating opportunities for students to enact literate identities connected to their learning across disciplines SCECHs pending. Upon approval will be available for an additional fee.

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  • Mar
    02
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    The Literacy Learning Modules are designed to ensure that teachers have a clear understanding of a comprehensive approach to high-quality literacy instruction. It is not a prescribed curriculum, set of materials, or a program. Macomb's Comprehensive Approach to Literacy is a framework designed to help ALL students learn to read and write effectively! Each cohort consists of 7 full days.

    Click here to register
  • Mar
    10
    This event is scheduled for 8:00am to - 3:00pm

    **Content was previously presented at the MISD Disciplinary Literacy Sessions 2019-2020 Target Audience: 6-12 English, Science, Social Studies / History and Math, as well as Administrators and Content-Area Teacher Leaders Problem-based units of instruction present authentic problems to help engage students in the learning process. Staff members are highly encouraged to attend in cross-disciplinary teams representing English, science, social studies/history and math, as well as administrators and support staff. The training begins with the whole group learning together about the theory and components of problem-based instruction. Next, participants will break into discipline-specific groups for content-focused learning facilitated by ISD consultants. The last hour of the session will include time to meet as school teams to process the day’s learning and plan next steps. Participants will leave with a general understanding of... what problem-based instruction looks like establishing engaging purposes for students to read, write, and communicate guiding students to ask questions and plan inquiries helping students see connections in their lives by engaging in real-world and issue-based investigations creating opportunities for students to enact literate identities connected to their learning across disciplines SCECHs pending. Upon approval will be available for an additional fee.

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  • Mar
    11
    This event is scheduled for 3:00pm to - 4:00pm

    Target Audience: K-12 Literacy Leaders Join your literacy leader colleagues for collaboration and conversation meetings.

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  • Apr
    15
    This event is scheduled for 3:00pm to - 4:00pm

    Target Audience: K-12 Literacy Leaders Join your literacy leader colleagues for collaboration and conversation meetings.

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  • Jun
    15
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    The Literacy Learning Modules are designed to ensure that teachers have a clear understanding of a comprehensive approach to high-quality literacy instruction. It is not a prescribed curriculum, set of materials, or a program. Macomb's Comprehensive Approach to Literacy is a framework designed to help ALL students learn to read and write effectively! Each cohort consists of 7 full days.

    Click here to register
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