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Welcome to the first annual June Institute for Schools at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines Iowa!  

We hope you find what you need across this 3-day event focused on supports in the areas of literacy, mathematics, social-emotional-behavioral well-being and mental health, subgroups, and culture/climate! This site is for all attendees to have access to presenters and session materials.  This is not where you register.    

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*General Sessions, as well as session descriptions may change; additional general sessions may be added.  Session materials will be posted prior to the conference.  

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Thursday, June 13 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Supporting Comprehension of Complex Texts in Secondary ELA Classes

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Key elements of understanding complex texts involve evaluating evidence for claims and considering multiple perspectives. This session will present a method of using Anticipation-Reaction Guides to support students in developing these skills. Participants will experience an application of the approach and learn how to implement the strategy in an explicit instruction framework.

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Deborah Reed

Director, IRRC, University of Iowa
Dr. Reed spent the first 10 years of her career as an English language arts and reading teacher as well as a reading specialist, working primarily with students exhibiting serious reading difficulties in California and Texas. Since 2003, she has been a researcher and technical assistance... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
  Literacy, K-6
  • Conference Type Demonstration
  • Session Type General Session