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Tier I Text
Writing About Tier I Text

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Training Materials

Educator Certification data Sheet


Materials PDFs

Text Graphic Organizers
FoundationalPrimaryAdvancedWriting About Text
Teacher Planning - English

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Teacher Planning - Spanish

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FoundationalPrimaryAdvancedWriting About Text
Student - English

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Student - Spanish

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Other
  
Coaching Forms
  
Self-Reflection/Peer Observation Forms
Prompts & Frames
   
Take Homes
Note: Not all activities described in the take homes are intended to be done during FORI/QtA reading time.
FoundationalPrimaryAdvancedWriting About Text
 
  • Take Home 1W [8/20/19]
  • Take Home 2W [9/26/19]
  • Take Home 3W [8/20/19]
  • Take Home 4W [12/6/18]
  • Take Home 5W [12/6/18]
  • Take Home 6W [8/20/19]

  • Posters

    Good Reader Posters


    Videos


    USOE Reading Software Resources


    Data About Training

    Educator Response to UURC Tier I Text Practica [8/18/15]

    Wide Reading Resources

    • ReadWorks.org - Non-Fiction Articles
    • Newsela - Non-Fiction Articles with Adjustable Reading Levels
    • Moby Max - Short, High-Interest Grade-Level Texts

    Books with Spanish-English cognates

    Teachers' Choices Cognate Database


    Presentations

    Brown, K. (2016, Aug.). Repeated Readings: What Can We Learn From Eye Movements?. Presented at the University of Utah Reading Clinic. [PPT] [PDF]

    Robbins, K. (2016, Aug.). Writing About Tier I Text. Presented at the University of Utah Reading Clinic. [PPT] [PDF]
     


    Research Base

    Beck, I.L., McKeown, M.G., Sandora, C., Kucan, L., & Worthy, J. (1996). Questioning the Author: A Yearling Classroom Implementation to Engage Students with Text. Elementary School Journal, 96 (4), 385-414.

    Hillocks, G., Jr. (1987, May). Synthesis of Research on Teaching Writing. Educational Leadership, 44 (8), 71-82.

    Kuhn, M.R., Schwanenflugel, P.J., Morris, R.D., Morrow, L.M., Woo, D.G., Meisinger, E.B., Sevcik, R.A., Bradley, B.A., & Stahl, S.A. (2006). Teaching Children to Become Fluent and Automatic Readers. Journal of Literacy Research, 38 (4), 357-387.
    [Annotated Abstract]

    Schwanenflugel, P.J., Meisinger, E.B., Wisenbaker, J.M., Kuhn, M.R., Strauss, G.P. & Morris, R.D. (2006). Becoming a Fluent and Automatic Reader in the Early Elementary School Years. Reading Research Quarterly, 41 (4), 496-522.

    Stahl, S.A. & Heubach, K.M. (2005). Fluency-Oriented Reading Instruction. Journal of Literacy Research, 37 (1), 25-60.


    Published Application

    Kuhn, M.R. & Schwanenflugel, P.J. (2009). Time, Engagement, and Support: Lessons from a Four-Year Fluency Intervention. In E.H. Hiebert (ed.), Reading More, Reading Better 141-160. New York: Guilford. [Annotated Copy]

    Kuhn, M.R. & Woo, D.G. (2008). Fluency-Oriented Reading: Two Whole-Class Approaches. In M.R. Kuhn & Schwanenflugel (eds.), Fluency in the Classroom 17-35. New York: Guilford.

    Schwanenflugel, P.J., Kuhn, M.R., & Ash, G.E. (2010). Sharing the Stage: Using Oral and Silent Wide Reading to Develop Proficient Reading in the Early Grades. In E.H. Hiebert & D.R. Reutzel (eds.), Revisiting Silent Reading: New Directions for Teachers and Researchers 181-197. Santa Cruz: TextProject, Inc.


    Shanahan Support for Tier I Routines

    Shanahan, T. (2016, Jan. 4). Kids Need to Read Within Instruction. Retrieved from https://shanahanonliteracy.com/blog/kids-need-to-read-within-instruction

    Shanahan, T. (2015, May 13). How Much Text Complexity Can Teachers Scaffold? Retrieved from https://shanahanonliteracy.com/blog/how-much-text-complexity-can-a-teacher-scaffold

    Shanahan, T. (2015, Apr. 23). Round Robin by Any Other Name... Oral Reading for Older Readers. Retrieved from https://shanahanonliteracy.com/blog/round-robin-by-any-other-name-oral-reading-for-older-readers

    Shanahan, T. (2014). How and How Not to Prepare Students for the New Tests. The Reading Teacher, 68 (3), 184-188.