This self-paced lesson designed for teacher professional development introduces research principles that support the needs of middle school learners when reading and comprehending nonfiction text and shows these principles in action in actual classrooms. While the lessons in the Inspiring Middle School Literacy collection are designed so that students can work independently and at their own pace, the teacher plays an important role in ensuring maximum student learning and engagement.
It is recommended that you follow this lesson with the “Using the Inspiring Middle School Literacy Collection” professional development lesson to learn teaching strategies for integrating student lessons into your curriculum.
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