Breakout Session 6.4: Developing Confident 9th and 10th-Grade Readers For Ownership of Their Learning
Mt. Airy City Schools
Participants learn how Mount Airy High School principals and teachers implement the Reading Apprenticeship Framework in 9th and 10th-grade science, social studies, and English classes. Students are encouraged and provided opportunities to take ownership of their learning through strategies that allow them to build confidence in their reading ability. During the session, an assistant principal and biology teacher will share how they integrate the Reading Apprenticeship Literacy Framework into classrooms and instruction to:
• Build a classroom culture for a foundation for success.
• Increase learners' confidence through engaging strategies and peer collaboration.
• Display inquiry-based learning that establishes student ownership and the teacher’s role
as a facilitator.
• Meet students where they are and differentiate instruction to build rigor through
Metacognitive Conversations and the Four Dimensions of Reading Apprenticeship –
Personal Dimension, Cognitive Dimension, Social Dimension, and Knowledge-building