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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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*Reuniting Reading, Writing, and Thinking: Incorporating Standards in Curricular Design

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 9:00 AM–10:40 AM EDT
Grand Centre
Session Abstract

For ELLs, having structured scaffolds when reading complex texts is vital to understanding and sucessfully writing on the content.  Participants will explore a backward design approach as a way to intentionally plan literacy units that align to the Common Core State Standards and WIDA ELD Standards while serving diverse needs.

Session Length

Interactive Workshop (90 minutes)

Elementary Educators
Secondary Educators
Program Administrators
Teacher Educators
Topic Strand

Standards Implementation (CCSS, WIDA, etc.)

Lead Presenter

Kristin Armstrong, Lebanon School District and the Vermont Writing Collaborative
Biographical Statement

Kristin Armstrong is a middle school teacher of English as a Learned Language in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and Certified Trainer for the Vermont Writing Collaborative. 



Session Materials