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Wednesday, December 2 • 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Extending a Higher Education-School Collaboration into the Community: The Big Read Project LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

The “Big Read” is an annual community public library event that promotes discussion and special events around a selected central text. Integral to this project is the cooperation of local school districts to promote use of the selected text in English Language Arts Instruction. The “Big Read” Project will describe a process by which pre-service teacher candidates created adapted text summaries of the selected text for middle and high school students who need additional support to access grade-appropriate text in order to promote participation of all local students in their community library’s “Big Read” event.

Learning Objectives: 

1) List 5 steps in creating an adapted text summaries to accompany the study of adult fiction and non-fiction text
2) Create an adapted text summary of a short passage from a novel recommended for use in middle and high school ELA classes
3) Identify 3 additional means of providing access to a novel for students who need support with text-based learning


Katherine Trela

Marist College

Wednesday December 2, 2015 4:30pm - 7:30pm PST
Salon F 1402 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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