Reading Power: Linking Thinking to Reading Instruction that Focuses on Thinking and Understanding

Details

Reading Power, a practical approach to comprehension instruction that focuses on thinking and understanding, is being used in classrooms worldwide. Join Canadian teacher, author and international speaker Adrienne Gear, developer of Reading Power, for a dynamic introduction to this approach. In this session, Adrienne will explain the key concepts of Reading Power and introduce several key strategies to support readers’ comprehension - Connect, Question, Visualise, Infer and Transform. She will share how Reading Power strategies can be easily integrated into your classroom as well as highlight lessons, student samples and some amazing anchor books. Adrienne’s workshops are very practical, so you will leave with ideas you can use right away! 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Learn new reading skills - decoding and comprehension.
  • Practise comprehension instruction.
  • Learn new comprehension strategies: Connect, Question, Visualise, Infer, Transform.
  • Understand metacognition.
  • Practise gradual release of responsibility.
  • Determine levels of understanding text.
  • Develop a common language of thinking in your classroom and school.

Additional Information

SKU CONF2019DAA
Session Session 1 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Day Day 2
Strand Literacy

Reading Power, a practical approach to comprehension instruction that focuses on thinking and understanding, is being used in classrooms worldwide. Join Canadian teacher, author and international speaker Adrienne Gear, developer of Reading Power, for a dynamic introduction to this approach. In this session, Adrienne will explain the key concepts of Reading Power and introduce several key strategies to support readers’ comprehension - Connect, Question, Visualise, Infer and Transform. She will share how Reading Power strategies can be easily integrated into your classroom as well as highlight lessons, student samples and some amazing anchor books. Adrienne’s workshops are very practical, so you will leave with ideas you can use right away! 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Learn new reading skills - decoding and comprehension.
  • Practise comprehension instruction.
  • Learn new comprehension strategies: Connect, Question, Visualise, Infer, Transform.
  • Understand metacognition.
  • Practise gradual release of responsibility.
  • Determine levels of understanding text.
  • Develop a common language of thinking in your classroom and school.