Teacher Workshop - Strategies for Close Reading

Notice and Note:  Strategies for Close Reading (1 hr)

EDUCW 501/601
Two Sessions Oct. 25 & 26 (Friday 5-9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Close Reading is a critical component of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts. In the Notice and Note workshop you will learn about six common signposts that alert readers to significant moments in a work of literature. This practical signpost strategy will help students learn to read narrative text more closely and find text evidence to support their thinking.


  • Required text: Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading (2012), Kylene Beers, Robert E. Probst, ISBN: 032504693X

  • Recommended for grades 3 - 12

  • Instructor: Tracy Stokes – Literacy Coach, Reading Specialist, PD Trainer for Shawnee Mission School District

Learn more at stmary.edu/teacherworkshops.


Event Location And Time

Friday, October 25, 2013
Time: 5:00 PM
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Overland Park Campus | 11413 Pflumm Road