Comprehension Strategies

Following Figure 19- Reading for Meaning Workshop

November 30, 2015 / Dallas, TX

Authentic & Rigorous!

Join Kelly Harmon as she helps educators navigate and plan effective instruction for the TEKS comprehension strategies (Figure 19) in a way you have never seen before! Learn how to help your students develop and use the strategies for close and recreational reading.
Specifically designed for Grades K-12, ELAR teachers, Special Education Staff, Resource Teachers, Title I Staff, Reading Interventionist, Campus Instructional Coaches, Administrators, and any Educators working with students in the area of ELAR.


  • Developing meta-cognition strategies needed for reading
  • Genre Knowledge
  • Engaging & Authentic instructional ideas
  • Three C's of Reading
  • Close Reading
  • Inferencing strategies & practice activities
  • Using Technology in reading and writing
  • Building reading fluency and comprehension through the use of music
  • Lesson Planning Tips
  • Using data to plan instruction
  • Instructional Strategies for Developing and Deepening Comprehension
  • Reading Responses with Rigor
  • Making Connections That Lead to Understanding
  • Summarizing Strategies
  • Student-generated Questioning Techniques
  • Ways to Help Students Monitor Their Comprehension
  • And Much More!

Meet the Presenter

Kelly Harmon is a national presenter & author who has more than 24 years of experience working with at-risk students. She presents on a wide range of topics including RTI, technology, reading, writing, and strategies for highly effective teachers. Ms. Harmon works as an instructional coach for schools and districts across the United States. In addition to consulting, she also works with the Bureau of Education and Research, as well as Learning Sciences Marzano Center. Click here to see her book with Dr. Robert Marzano!


"I had been to workshops on Figure 19, but I have never heard it explained in such detail and with engaging activities as when I went to this workshop!" -Gena, TX

"Wonderful workshop! Wish we had another day to learn even more!"- Jennifer, TX

"Very informative and engaging seminar!" -Sarah, TX

Comprehension Strategies Workshop

Monday, Nov. 30th, 8:30am

9089 Vantage Point Dr

Dallas, TX

Location of event is The Holiday Inn Express Dallas Park


8:00am - 8:30am Registration

8:30am - 11:30am Morning Session

Lunch is on your own.

12:30pm - 3:30pm Afternoon Session

Wifi is provided

B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Device)

6 Hours of Professional Development

RSVPs are enabled for this event.


$195 Per Participant

Special Offers!!!

Register 3 or more staff members and receive a 10% discount. ($175 per person)

Principals & Assistant Principals attend FREE with the registration of 3 or more staff members.

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Check Out Kelly Harmon's Book

Kelly Harmon & Robert Marzano teamed up to write Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes. The book is part of the Essentials for Achieving Rigor Series.

Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Develop Proficiency explores explicit techniques for mastering this crucial strategy of instructional practice. It includes:

  • Explicit steps for implementation
  • Recommendations for monitoring students’ ability to develop fluent thinking
  • Adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning
  • Examples and non-examples from classroom practice
  • Common mistakes and ways to avoid them

For more information click here!

Kelly Harmon & Associates, LLC

Kelly Harmon & Associates began in 2001 with a mission of instructional coaching and providing rich literacy resources for educators and parents. Our work incorporates research-based best practices for teaching and learning. Our services are professional development, curriculum development, instructional coaching, grant writing, project management, and technology integration.