PeBL ELA Team

Create and provide common PeBL resources for ELA teachers grades 1-12.
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Reading K-12 PD for PeBL Mentors

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This professional development covers why reading is the cornerstone of all education and the PeBL philosophy. Reading is demystified into the components that all students need to read. Then strategies and the transfer of responsibility are used supporting the Saskatchewan Reads framework. The materials used through out the presentation are included in the folder for this presentation in the PeBL ELA Team group in the folder entitled "Reading PD (PeBL Mentor PD). Contact any members of the team for further information.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Module, Primary Source, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Authors: Kelli Boklaschuk, Vanessa Lewis, Melissa Lander, Carole Butcher, Shari Martin

The Observation Survey

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The Observation Survey includes 6 tasks: Letter Identification - Students are asked to identify capital and lower case letters in any way they can. Word Test - Students read a list of 20 words. Concepts about Print - This task identifies what children know about how print works. Writing Vocabulary - Students are given 10 minutes to write as many words as they can. Hearing and Recording Sounds in Words- A short story is dictated and students are asked to record the sounds they hear. Text Reading - Students are asked to read text and their level is identified

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Primary Source

Author: Sharon Greaney

AUTOMATIC READABILITY CHECKER, a Free Readability Formula Consensus Calculator

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Our Automatic Readability Checker takes a sample of your writing and calculates the number of sentences, words, syllables, and characters in your sample. Our program takes the output of these numbers and plugs them into seven popular readability formulas. These readability formulas (see below) will let you know the reading level and grade level of your text and help you determine if your audience can read your writing.

Material Type: Primary Source

What Kids Need to Read

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This resource lists the skills necessary to develop reading skills in students from birth on! This resource is excellent for parents and early literacy teachers. Oral language is key! Put devices down and talk to children as much as possible. Read to children every night. These are some of the foundations included. Read the document for more information on developing literacy in young children.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Melissa Lander

Book Sharing

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Book sharing is an activity that is enjoyable for all age groups. Reading, looking at and talking about the pictures, and making up a story to go with the pictures are some ways to share books with children. Here are some helpful tips to use when choosing or sharing a book with your child.

Material Type: Primary Source

Author: Saskliteracy.ca

For the Joy of Learning

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This booklet is for anyone who cares for and works with young children. We use the word parent to refer to any person who contributes to the development and learning of children. This may be a father, grandmother, foster parent, childcare worker, mother or others. Children are learning from the day they are born. Children move through learning stages from babyhood to preschooler at the pace that is right for them. You are a significant teacher for your child. We created this booklet to give you ideas to help your child enjoy learning.

Material Type: Primary Source

Author: saskliteracy.ca

For the Love of Reading

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This resource is for anyone who works with and cares for young children. The word “parent” is inclusive of all those who contribute to the development and lifelong learning of children. Remember that no two children are alike. No two parents are alike. Your child will learn and grow at his own pace. Parents are a child’s most important teachers. As your child’s first teacher, you can provide opportunities that will give your child a love of reading. Read to your child every day. Let your child see you reading. This booklet gives a few suggestions on how to help your child discover the love of reading. It also lets you as a parent know why you are so important in the life of your child.

Material Type: Primary Source

Author: Saskliteracy.ca