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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Instructional plans for teaching reading and writing to ELLs

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 2:30 PM–3:15 PM EDT
Session Abstract

Panel members will demonstrate the use of oral reading and writing samples to develop specific literacy plans for ESL students and document their progress.  Participants will learn to use information from these samples to design instruction for addressing needs in phonics, reading comprehension and writing fluency.


Session Length

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Elementary Educators
Secondary Educators
Adult/Workplace Educators
Program Administrators
Teacher Educators
Topic Strand

Reading, Writing, Literacy

Lead Presenter

Pamela Reed Shufro, Ed.D., MRA
Biographical Statement

Pamela Shufro is an MRA Board member who has been an English teacher, reading teacher, and ESL teacher at elementary and secondary levels.   She has also provided professional development to teachers and school leaders through consulting and university teaching.   



Yvonne Gunzburger, Waltham Public Schools
Biographical Statement

Yvonne Gunzburger is Literacy Specialist, including coach/interventionist for Waltham Public Schools, and former co-director of the SEI program for Somerville Public Schools.

Session Materials