June PD centers on Building Literacy in Social Studies
Prairie Lakes AEA will offer secondary social studies teachers and Teacher Leaders the following professional development:
Year 1 Building Literacy in Social Studies – June 26 & 27 at the PLAEA office in Fort Dodge
Participants will focus on the ELA Literacy Standards for History/Social Studies with an overview of six instructional shifts used to implement the Iowa Core into the classroom. A more in-depth analysis of two of the instructional shifts – Disciplinary Literacy and The Use of Informational Text will also be a central part of the course.
Year 2 Building Literacy in Social Studies – June 12 & 13 at the PLAEA office in Fort Dodge
Participants will earn four of the six shifts within the Iowa Core in Literacy for History/Social Studies standards and classroom applications. These shifts include: Academic Vocabulary, Text Complexity, Text-based Evidence and Argument, and Writing from Sources.
Note: These classes may be taken out of order. They were created by the State Social Studies Professional Development Cadre and have and are being offered across the state.
Questions? Contact Linda Linn at firstname.lastname@example.org