RLA: Teaching A Whole-Class Novel in the Secondary RLA Classroom

Throughout this workshop, you will explore a variety of topics related to teaching a whole-class novel, such as selecting appropriate texts, planning lessons and activities, facilitating class discussions, and assessing student learning.

 This workshop will address the following:

  • Understanding the benefits of teaching a whole-class novel.

  • The importance of selecting the right novel for your classroom.

  • Pre-reading, During-reading, and Post-reading strategies

  • Structured integration of a whole-class novel into the reading/writing workshop model of instruction.

  • Assessment strategies

  • Reflection and evaluation

By the end of the workshop, you will have a comprehensive understanding of how to successfully teach a whole-class novel in your secondary ELA classroom and feel confident in your ability to create an engaging and meaningful learning experience for your students.


Teachers 6-12, RLA Teachers, Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, Instructional Leaders, Curriculum Coordinators
Effective Schools Framework - 5.1, Literacy, Reading Language Arts (RLA), Teaching & Learning, Writing

CPE Credits: 6.00  
Registration Closes: 12/4/2023 2:00 pm
ESC Region 13 - Main Campus
5701 Springdale Rd.
Austin, TX 78723
Tue. 12/5/2023 - 9:00am to 4:00pm