Teaching from Home: Emergency Lessons OnDemand and in a Hurry! (Recorded Webinar)


The price for the recorded series is $24.99 for the webinars only. You will have 2 weeks to view the recorded series. The associated documents for each webinar can be found at the Teachers’ Resource page.


These short webinars are designed to provide teachers with a lesson and a handout to use multiple times in the classroom. These lessons are skill-based and will work with any reading material, including passages from a textbook, a non-fiction article, a short story, a poem, a novel, or a film study.

Each webinar lasts 45 minutes.

  • Completing the “Reading Record”
  • Completing the “Dialectical Journal”
  •  Completing the “Film Viewing Guide”
  • Completing the “Levels of Questions”


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Will become available the week of April 6, 2020.

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2-week access to the recorded webinar series for $24.99
Each webinar lasts 45 minutes:
  •  The “Reading Record”
  •  The “Dialectical Journal”
  •  The “Film Viewing Guide”
  • The “Levels of Questions”

Additional information

Dates attending

March 30, April 1, April 2, April 3, Two days, Three Days, Four Days

Completing the "Reading Record"

“Completing the Reading Record” webinar is designed for teachers whose students are viewing a fictional or documentary film;  reading a novel, reading or performing drama, or reading a short story. Not only will Dr. Louis  provide samples and guidance for completing these “Reading Records” but also she will provide ideas regarding presentation and scoring.

Completing the "Dialectical Journal"

The “Dialectical Journal” is a document, which students complete in terms of Concrete Details and Commentary. This T-Chart format allows students to identify evidence as they read and provide analysis. Dr. Louis will demonstrate how students can select from prompts, take notes as they read, and create writing assignments.

Completing the "Film Viewing Guide"

Viewing a film during this time of uncertainty is a nice way to teach skills in a non-stressful environment. The whole family can be involved, too! The “Film Viewing Guide” is a skill-based graphic organizer designed to guide students’ focus on the elements of fictional literature, including theme. From the “Film Viewing Guide,” students can create literary analyses as well as expository writing.

Completing the "Levels of Questions"

As students read fiction and nonfiction texts, they should be asking questions all the time. Teaching students the three levels of questions and asking them to create and submit those questions help teachers assess the students’ comprehension and analytical capabilities. Whether a student is seven or seventeen, knowing the right questions to ask helps students engage in close reading.

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