Essential Instructional Practices

An Introduction to the Pre-K Documents

Two-Day Professional Learning

The introduction will be spread out over two Fridays of professional learning:

October 21st and December 2nd. Day One will consist of an introduction and the first four essentials. Day two will be essentials five through ten. We will be connecting your current curriculum and instruction to these ten essential practices. Programs will have the opportunity to request additional on-site support.

An Introduction to the Pre-K Essential instructional Practices in Early Liiteracy

Friday, Oct. 21st, 8:30am to Friday, Dec. 2nd, 8:30am

15760 190th Avenue

Big Rapids, MI

This event will be held in PD North and South. 11 SCECHs available at no cost. Participants must attend both days to receive SCECHs. This is open to all Pre-K program staff members. Please bring a device, daily lesson plans, and daily schedule. Lunch will be provided.


Day One:

  • Introduction
  • State of Reading in Michigan
  • An Introduction to the Documents
  • Essential 1
  • Essential 2
  • Essential 3
  • Essential 4


Day Two:

  • Inclusion and Grounding Activities
  • Essential 5
  • Essential 6
  • Essential 7
  • Essential 8
  • Essential 9
  • Essential 10