FVRC Spring Event April 8, 2017

“Hey, Teacher! That Deepens Our Knowledge!” (Grades 2-8)

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Members ($10.00)

Non-Members (45.00)

Students ($5.00)

Retirees ($5.00)


Dr. Sunday Cummins will present on teaching students to compare texts or integrate information from multiple text on the same topic can be a daunting task. Sunday will share sample lessons and students’ artifacts as well as tips on how to select texts and specific strategies to teach students.

“Hey, Teacher! That Deepens Our Knowledge!” (Grades 2-8)

Saturday, April 8th, 9am-12pm

Williamsburg Elementary School , 1812 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, IL 60134

Teaching students to compare texts or integrate information from multiple texts on the same topic can be a daunting task. Sunday will share sample lessons and student artifacts as well as tips on how to select texts and specific strategies for teaching students.

Agenda

9:00am- Continental breakfast and welcome attendees

*Registrants can purchase books to donate from Usborne Books, gather IRC materials, and network

9:25AM-FVRC Board Meeting

9:30AM -Introduce Sunday Cummins

9:30AM -10:45am Presentation

10:45AM-11:00 Break and Raffle

11:00AM-12:00pm Wrap up, Q&A, Exit slips

12:00PM-Dismissal

Meet Sunday

Sunday Cummins is a literacy consultant and author. She has a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and a Master of Arts degree from Teachers College, Columbia University in Curriculum and Instruction. She taught at National Louis University from 2007-2012 in the Reading Program and she worked in the public schools for ten years prior to that as a middle school and third grade classroom teacher and as a literacy coach.


She has a forthcoming book about teaching students to read multiple informational texts on the same topic, published by Heinemann, coming out in Winter 2018.


Sunday also continues to teach and learn alongside educators and students as a literacy consultant and researcher with a focus on reading and writing informational texts. She blogs regularly about her work and has also published articles in EL (Educational Leadership), The Reading Teacher, Book Links, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy and Talking Points.

Sunday's Books

Her books Close Reading of Informational Text: Assessment-Driven Instruction in Grades 3-8 and Unpacking Complexity in Informational Texts: Principles and Practices for Grades 2-8, both published by Guilford Press, are available on Amazon.com.
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