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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Connecting the Common Core to Fluency and Comprehension Instruction

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM–10:45 AM EDT
Grande North
Session Abstract

Rigorous resources that provide targeted opportunities for close reading, for critical thinking, for active engagement, and for building reading fluency will be discussed. Participants will become familiar with lessons and activities that address fluency, and they will explore how these instructional practices can improve students’ comprehension, as well as fluency.

Session Length

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)


Elementary Educators

Topic Strand

Reading, Writing, Literacy

Lead Presenter

Barbara Andrews, National Literacy Consultant
Biographical Statement

Barbara Andrews has been a classroom teacher, Reading Recovery teacher, and administrator. As a retired educator, Barbara is an author and a national literacy consultant.