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Literacy is one of the Madison Metropolitan School District's key strategic priorities. The district welcomes community involvement in its schools and partnership programs.

These videos will help you understand the development of how children learn to read and write in today's classroom. They will walk you through the framework on how to best utilize your time and support the students.

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Click on the Teaching Literacy topic that you would like to learn more about:

Goals for Your Session

Amy talks about Goals for Your Session

Making your time both fun and productive while teaching literacy to students

Building Routines

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Creating a routine that your student can depend on as they learn literacy

Reading To

Example of Read To

How to conduct a “Read to” session with a student

Shared Reading

Example of Shared Reading

How to conduct a “Shared Reading” session with a student


Reading to Self

Example of Reading to Self

How to conduct a “Reading to Self” session with a student

Framework Review

Amy talks about the Framework Review

A review of how your 30 minute tutoring session should go


Supporting Fluency

Teaching Fluency

Teaching children to read fluently can require using several different strategies


Reading Comprehension

Learning comprehension skills can be just as important as learning to read