This four day professional workshop has been designed for you to:
•review significant components of the ERWC modules for high school
•recognize your significant role in vertical alignment to increase college and career readiness
•increase your familiarity with grades 9-12 modules and texts
•get an increased sense of the pacing, pedagogy, and instructional practices that enhance effective module implementation
•deepen your conceptual knowledge of reading comprehension strategies, close reading, text complexity, and rhetorical writing
•reflect on your teaching and your students’ processes as readers and writers
Attendees gain access to the full complement of ERWC materials for grades 9-11, as well as the entirety of the yearlong 12th grade course materials.
After attending all four sessions, participants will be certified to teach the 12th grade course which clears the condition for students determined conditionally College and Career Ready.
Students successfully completing the modules develop skills, knowledge, processes, and dispositions in the following areas of academic literacy: reading rhetorically, writing rhetorically, listening and speaking rhetorically, and habits of mind. The modules are aligned with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy and contain extensive supports for English learners.