Explore Close and Careful Reading in Grades 3-8 with Dr. Howard Berrent

Open to: All teachers

Opportunity at a Glance: This session will explore best practices for building comprehension skills in struggling readers. Along with a general overview of comprehension teaching strategies, the session will focus on using directed and close reading strategies in a Tier 2 intervention environment. Participants will receive a packet of third, fourth and fifth-grade materials for Dr. Berrent’s ‘Close and Careful Reading’ program, appropriate as well for middle school students reading several years below grade level.

Key dates: Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028.

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 11.

Take action: Talk the opportunity over with your principal, then:


For more information: Luis A. Nazario, lnazari@schools.nyc.gov.