Your Classroom and the Common Core State Standards: Literacy in the Early Grades (PreK-Grade 12)

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Your Classroom and the Common Core State Standards: Literacy in the Early Grades (PreK-Grade 12)

Time: August 31, 2011 from 8:30am to 3:15pm
Location: Eastern Suffolk BOCES - Sherwood Center
Street: 15 Andrea Rd.
City/Town: Holbrook, NY
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Phone: 631.244.4013
Event Type: common, core, state, standards, prek-2, literacy, workshop
Organized By: Ellen Recker
Latest Activity: Aug 9, 2011

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Event Description

The Pre-K — Grade 2 Common Core Standards related to Reading aim to foster students’ understanding and working knowledge of the concepts of print, phonological awareness, phonics and word recognition, and fluency. This workshop will familiarize teachers with the New York State Pre-K through Grade 2 Common Core Reading Standards-Foundational Skills and provide strategies to develop a literacy rich classroom environment that supports literacy acquisition and is responsive to the expectations of the Standards.


Essential Topics to be discussed:

  • Alignment of NYS Prekindergarten Standards and K-12 Common Core State Standards
  • Anchor Standards for Reading as they apply to PreK ~ Grade 2
  • Translating the CCSS to explicit instruction
  • Mini lessons and suggested resources, such as mentor texts to support various teaching points


Intended Audience:      

·   Classroom Teachers

·   School Administrators

·   ESL Teachers

·   Instructional Leaders

·   Reading/Literacy Specialists

·   Special Educators

·   Literacy Teams

·   Pre-Service and Graduate Educators and Students


Certificates of Attendance will be issued to all attendees confirming participation in 6 hours of professional development applicable, with your District’s approval, towards NYSED mandated 175 hours.


Registration Fee: $125


REGISTRATION must be done through MY LEARNING PLAN:,
search term: ‘Common Core Standards’

Note: Registrations and/or cancellations are due by FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2011.
Districts (or individuals) will be billed unless cancellation is received by this date.
Late registrations will be accepted on a space-available basis.


Questions? Email or call Lynn M. Hayes, Program Secretary, 631.244.4013

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