Read the following short web articles about balanced literacy:
What is balanced literacy? (PDF Attached)
Balanced Literacy Instruction: A Truce for the Reading War?
Components of balanced literacy. (PDF Attached)
Now, find and read an article published post-2000 about balanced literacy in a peer-reviewed journal from the International Reading Association. The Ashford University Library has access to these journals. (Challenge: Find an article that does not support balanced literacy.)
Create a PowerPoint or Prezi (or feel free to use another digital tool with instructor approval). Your presentation title is “What is Balanced Literacy?”
Describe what you have learned about balanced literacy. Pretend you will be presenting this workshop to brand new teachers from another country.
You will be presenting at least ten slides, not including title and reference slides.
On the last slide, include a list of sources in APA style.