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Session Descriptions: Day 1 PM Block: Canion

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Connecting Culture and Students Through Novels
August 8, 1:00-2:30pm
Mira Canion, Author, Speaker, Educator, Photographer

  • ELA, Reading, World Languages, 5-12
  • Audience cap: 33
  • Participants are required to bring the device of their choice (tablet, iPad, or laptop) for this session

Pre-teaching vocabulary before reading a novel or text increases reading comprehension. Learn how to perfect the next step: connect students to the themes, characters, and setting using comprehensible input.

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