Module: 1.5.3 Focus on Language Arts
This module was revised in 2017 to incorporate specific language, examples and tips for summer and year-round learning programs.
During this module presentation, participants will learn about language arts standards and ways in which out-of-school time programs can support mastery of those standards.
In this training participants will:
- Be acquainted with the English/ Language Arts Standards.
- Learn at least 2 standards-based activities to share with the children/youth in their program.
Participants will experience a language arts activity related to synonyms that will prepare them to discuss why it is important to integrate English/Language Arts Standards in their programs.
Language Arts Overview and Cracking Language Arts Standards Open
Participants will receive information on English/Language Arts Standards, completing a Scavenger Hunt Activity as well as a discussion about what is currently be done in program to support the mastery of standards.
Standards and Out-of-School Time Programs
Participants will have an opportunity to experience the three ways that out-of-school time programs can support standards mastery brilliantly: fluency building-repeated reading; vocabulary development-worksheets to games, and comprehension games to encourage retelling and summarizing.
Training Length: 2 hours