Making Time for Fun

Ideas for Reading and Writing Instruction in the Classroom

Presenter: Michelle L. Lutz


  • National Board Certified Teacher
  • 9 year veteran of the School District of Philadelphia
  • Educational Background in Pre-Law and Special Education
  • Mom of 2----sometimes 3

Presentation Objectives


  • The teacher will be able to create independent center activities for use during guided reading in order to create meaningful student learning opportunities.
  • The teacher will be able to utilize Reader’s Theatre in order to provide cross-curricular instruction.
  • The teacher will be able to present mini writing lessons in order to enhance student ability to create proficient writing samples on a variety of topics.

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