K-5 Literacy Update

December 8, 2014

K-5 Literacy 5-Point Academic Focus

1. Integration of evidence based best practices across reading and writing

2. Instruction on the five fundamental components of reading

3. Instruction on the traits of writing

4. Student writing using sources

5. Tiered instruction

RESERVED SEATING IS LIMITED! Register before 12/19/14 for Reading Between the Lines: A 2-day Common Core Seminar Co-Sponsored by CORE and Atlanta Public Schools

Monday, March 2nd 2015 at 8:30am to Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 at 3:30pm

265 Peachtree St NE

Atlanta, GA

Topics include teaching reading using challenging texts and close reading strategies.

Rates are $365 per person. Click here to register. Select "APS Attendees" as the registrant type and enter discount code "APS2015".

Sponsored Field Trip Opportunity

The Jimmy Carter Library & Museum and the Coca-Cola Foundation have partnered to provide transportation funds for Georgia schools to bring students to the newly renovated museum for educational activities. Applications may be submitted year-round by clicking here. The sponsorship will cover all student admission fees and transportation costs. Direct questions to Sylvia Naguib at 404-865-7123 or Sylvia.Naguib@nara.gov.

Dr. Adrienne Simmons, Literacy Coordinator