Getting Started Course Videos

In these 45- to 90-minute grade-level study groups, teachers will learn:

  • The options Lucy suggests for the sequence of units across the year
  • Whether at each grade level, it's advisable to start with Unit 1 even if kids are new to reading workshop
  • The books teachers will need for Unit 1 (and 2) and ways to give kids access to them
  • The skills that are highlighted in Unit 1, the storyline of the Unit, the special tips Lucy has for making the Unit work
  • Plus, a crash course in how to teach the mini lessons so they're mini—and other start-of-the year teaching methods.

Launch the videos