Parents as Partners Series

Join Us at Old Quarry Middle School

Building Blocks of Literacy

This is the second in a series of four workshops presented by principals and teachers in the district. This evening's topic Building Blocks of Literacy will look at the the key components of literacy, including phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension. Using a breakout session format, classroom teachers and Reading Specialists will share ways that parents can reinforce those literacy skills at home in meaningful and engaging ways.

Below are highlights of breakout sessions by grade cluster:


Kindergarten through second graders are developing many reading strategies that are essential to building a strong literacy foundation. Our sessions will focus on ways to help your child at home with games!

Games will focus on the following areas:

· Sight Words

· Word Families

· Spelling

· Vocabulary

· Reading Fluency


Understanding Informational Text Structures

Understanding Literary Informational Text

Scaffolding Grade Level Text

Retelling & Summarizing


Workshop Model

Literacy: Key Components for Success

Monday, Dec. 7th, 7pm

16100 West 127th Street

Lemont, IL

Please enter through the main doors at Old Quarry Middle School and proceed to the LRC. Signs will be posted with directions as you enter the building.

Breakout sessions will occur after the session overview.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.