LETRS Module 3 (2nd Edition)

Spellography for Teachers: How English Spelling Works

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Please join the Allegheny Intermediate Unit's Training and Consultation Team for this virtual training.

Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS), is professional development for educators responsible for improving K-12 instruction in reading, writing, and spelling.

Module 3: Spellography for Teachers: How English Spelling Works – Explores the structure and history of English spelling from several angles: historical layers in English orthography; phoneme-grapheme correspondences; letter patterns in orthography, including syllable types; orthographic rules; and meaningful word parts (morphemes). The module clarifies differences between syllables and morphemes and between irregular and high-frequency words.

Educators who work for LEAs in the AIU3 region will have priority registration

  • There is no cost for this training. Workbooks will be provided free of charge for Educators within the AIU3 School Districts and Charters.
  • Please register by the Deadline (January 12, 2021) in order to receive your workbook on time.
  • ACT 48 hours available
  • Maximum Participants: 30

* Participation in Module 1 is a prerequisite for Module 3.

Target Audience: K-5 General Education Teacher, K-12 Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Interventionists, ESL Teachers, educators and administrators interested in literacy.

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All sessions will be held synchronously utilizing the Zoom platform.

This is a 2 day session.

Registration deadline is on January 12, 2021

January 26 and February 4, 2021 (12:30-3:30PM)

LETRS Classic Module 3: Spellography for Teachers: How English Spelling Works

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Content Questions Contact:

Kate Stuckey katherine.stuckey@aiu3.net

Registration questions:

Traci Seibert traci.seibert@aiu3.net