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Solutions for Success: Reading Comprehension Part I, Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, English and Spanish

This workshop focuses on text structure and genre. In this training you can expect to learn how to use Thinking Guides and strategies to help students comprehend, analyze, make inferences, draw conclusions and summarize literary and expository text (Figure19D and Figure19E). This workshop will show the instructional focus of ELAR Figure 19 and its impact on student performance on STAAR Reading. You will leave this workshop with a strong approach to reading instruction that shows how to teach reading comprehension in all content areas. Participants will receive temporary membership to Fisher Reyna Education online resources that includes e-lessons, authentic literature analysis for many trade books, and STAAR-aligned writing resources. Classroom materials, guiding dialogue, and software are available in English and Spanish.



Solutions for Success: Reading Comprehension Part II, Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, English and Spanish
This is a follow-up session to ensure a deeper understanding of text structures taught in Part 1. Both Part 1 and Part 2 are highly recommended. This workshop focuses on using children's literature to align instruction with emphasis on text structure and genre. Participants will refine how to teach reading comprehension to help students comprehend, analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions. E-lessons are partnered with notable, award-winning books. Participants will receive activities to identify main ideas and produce meaningful summaries. Participants will receive temporary membership to Fisher Reyna Education online resources that includes e-lessons, authentic literature analysis for many trade books, and STAAR-aligned writing resources. Classroom materials, guiding dialogue, and software are available in English and Spanish.



Solutions for Success Reading and Writing Connections K-2, 3-5, 6-8
In this training you can expect to learn about Thinking Guides to guide reading comprehension and Planning Guides to guide writing instruction. You will learn to use these tools to better connect reading and writing. You will leave this workshop with a strong instructional approach that directly connects to the writing process for personal narrative and expository compositions. This workshop will also address the revision and editing portions of the STAAR Writing. Participants will receive temporary membership to Fisher Reyna Education online resources that includes e-lessons, authentic literature analysis for many trade books, and STAAR-aligned writing resources. Classroom materials, guiding dialog, and software are available in English and Spanish.



Expository Text in Science and Social Studies K-2, 3-5, 6-8
In this training you can expect to learn how to use Expository Thinking Guides and strategies to help students comprehend, analyze, make inferences, draw conclusions and summarize expository text in the science and social studies content area. You will leave this workshop with an exciting new approach to incorporating reading comprehension in science and social studies. Students will be able to analyze text and produce meaningful summaries for subject area content and biographies. Participants will receive temporary membership to Fisher Reyna Education online resources that includes e-lessons, authentic literature analysis for science and social studies books, and STAAR-aligned writing resources.



20+ Exciting Hands-On Reading Activities K-2, 3-5, 6-8
In this training you can expect to use 20+ hands-on reading and writing activities! You will also learn how to use Thinking Guides and strategies to make other hands-on reading and writing activities that directly impact how students comprehend, analyze, make inferences, draw conclusions, summarize, and write literary and expository text. This workshop will show the instructional focus of ELAR Figure 19 and its impact on student performance on STAAR. Academic vocabulary activities for reading and writing will also be included. Students will be able to write, analyze text and produce meaningful summaries through fun, engaging, and effective activities. You will leave this workshop with 20+ backline activities that provide a strong approach to reading and writing instruction. In addition, the activities can be used and applied in all other content areas. Participants will receive temporary membership to Fisher Reyna Education online resources that includes e-lessons, authentic literature analysis for many trade books, and STAAR-aligned writing resources.



20+ Hands-On Reading and Writing STAAR Activities
In this training you can expect to use 20+ hands-on reading and writing activities with the STAAR released sample items! You will also learn how to use Thinking Guides and strategies to make other hands-on reading and writing activities that directly impact how students comprehend, analyze, make inferences, draw conclusions, summarize, and write literary and expository text. This workshop will show the instructional focus of ELAR Figure 19 and its impact on student performance on STAAR. Academic vocabulary activities for reading and writing will also be included. Students will be able to write, analyze text, and produce meaningful summaries through fun, engaging, and effective activities. You will leave this workshop with 20 backline activities that provide a strong approach to reading and writing instruction using the STAAR released sample items. In addition, the activities can be used and applied in all other content areas. Participants will receive temporary membership to Fisher Reyna Education online resources that includes e-lessons, authentic literature analysis for many trade books, and STAAR-aligned writing resources.



Mathematics, Grades K-5
In this training you can expect to learn how to improve student performance on STAAR Mathematics. By implementing the skills and strategies learned in this session, your teaching can improve in: problem solving, arithmetic concepts used to identify the four operations, and task analysis to determine what a student must know and do to be successful problem solvers. By implementing what you learn in this session, you can expect student achievement to be impacted by students learning to think logically, solve problems, and use reasoning to make sense of mathematics in their real world while learning to adjust their thinking process based on the arithmetic concepts and operations. Participants will receive English and Spanish black line copies to be used to make posters of the arithmetic concepts for the four operations.



Test Performance Workshops

Improved Test Performance, Reading, Grades 3-5


Improved Test Performance, Writing, Grades 3-5



Improved Test Performance, Math, Grades 3-5


Online Resources

Online high quality reading comprehension e-lessons, online training topics, and released tests and test connection activities

Books

Excellent resources in Reading, Writing, and Math in English and Spanish. View sample pages of Solution for Success Books.

Workshops

View detailed information on workshops in reading, writing, and math. Workshop materials in English and Spanish.