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An Event For: Reading Interventionists, Title I Teachers, Secondary Teachers

REWARDS Plus Social Studies and Science

Event Description

Note: SCECHs are pending for this event.

REWARDS® Plus builds on students’ familiarity with REWARDS strategies and engages them to apply the strategies to authentic content-area materials. The program enhances reading comprehension, increases fluency, introduces content-specific vocabulary, and builds expository writing skills. The goal of REWARDS Plus is to develop students’ capacity to successfully read social studies and science texts.

Why REWARDS Plus?

  • Ensures transference of REWARDS word-attack strategies to social studies and science texts
  • Provides extra practice and builds students’ stamina and automaticity in content-area classes
  • Students learn to interpret and read advanced infographics, maps and timelines
  • Deepens reading comprehension through close reading of informational text
  • Builds content-specific vocabulary
  • Builds expository writing skills through short answer, summary, and extended response writing

Target Audience:

  • Reading Interventionists
  • Title I Teachers
  • Secondary Teachers

Purpose/Outcomes:

The purpose of this training is to prepare educators to implement REWARDS Plus Science and Social Studies.

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