Close Reading 201: Craft and Structure
1-Day Institute

During this training, participants will deepen their practice around the Close Reading for Meaning method. Assuming a strong foundational understanding of Close Reading for Meaning Day 1, this session will focus heavily on craft and structure, transferable teaching and short written response. Participants will come away with:

  • A deep understanding of how to plan for and teach the Close Reading for Meaning method across a 3-day cycle
  • Robust opportunities for planning and practice
  • A strong understanding of how to select craft and structure “moves” in each text
  • The passion and tools to make craft and structure instruction come alive in classrooms in a way that is both transferable and engaging
  • Proven methods for making the teaching of short written response transferable and engaging
  • Clear and efficient frameworks for studying student work around craft and structure
  • Lavinia Group’s latest thinking and resources on the teaching of Close Reading for Meaning

WHO SHOULD COME: This training is designed for K-8 leaders and teachers who are ready to take their practice of the Close Reading for Meaning method to the next level.

PREREQUISITE: Close Reading for Meaning 101

2020-2021 dates coming soon!

WHERE: NY Sessions
Teach For America
25 Broadway, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10004

WHERE: DC Sessions
Friendship Community Office
1400 1st Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington D.C. 20001

PRICING: $900 per participant (includes 1-day institute, all materials, lunch & snacks)