Balanced Literacy & Effective Literacy Practices | Grade 3

Details…This and That



Plan for the Day


  • Introductions | This and That
  • Balanced Literacy
  • Part 1 | Balanced Literacy & ELA/ELD Literacy Framework
  • Part 2 | The Role of a Literacy-Rich Environment in a Balanced Literacy Classroom
  • Morning Reflection


  • Part 3 | Best Literacy Practices to Support Balanced Literacy
    • Fluency Strategies that Work!
    • Vocabulary & Informational Text
    • Conversations | Next Steps | Time to Explore

Morning: Balanced Literacy Framework & Literacy-Rich Environment

ELA/ELD Framework  ELA ELD Framework

Literacy and Related Terms: Glossary of Selected Educational and Literacy Terms – rev by Tyson

Literacy-Rich Environment

Afternoon | Fluency, Vocabulary & Infographics



Vocabulary Infographics

Digital Tools and Apps to Support Word Learning

Strategies | Descriptions & Tools

Reading and Text

Independent Reading

Template and Tools (printables)

Click on the Teacher Toolkit from the home page

Extend Your Learning – these posts and articles can deepen your learning

Professional Articles

Literacy Stations