ENLs: Balanced Literacy

Participants in this e-course will learn how the balanced literacy components of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension to work into a balanced reading, writing, listening and speaking curriculum geared specifically for ENLs. Research-based strategies that engage effective instruction, as guided by sound scaffolding techniques, work seamlessly into successful balanced literacy programs when applied intentionally - participants will learn all of this, and more. Ancillary materials for immediate implementation will include rubrics, checklists, lesson plans and strategy guides.

Course Outcomes:

  • Plan and implement with the balanced literacy components as leveraged for ENLs
  • Use reading, writing, listening and speaking strategies to effectively scaffold student learning
  • Develop the skill and ability to leverage online and off-site resources to teach using balanced literacy strategies and techniques