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School-Based Seminars

These school-based seminars, delivered by Fountas & Pinnell—trained consultants, are available to guide educators on how to best implement The Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ System.


Getting Started Overview: Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

Developed by Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell
Based on their PD resource, Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™
Recommended Grade Level: Grades PreK - 3rd

Getting Started Overview

Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ is a coherent system of literacy education. The system relies on responsive teaching using an inquiry-rich, multi-text approach. Participants in this seminar will explore the books and lessons within each instructional context and explore how observation, assessment and The Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum are used to inform teaching decisions and instruction. Participants will... more>>

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Interactive Read Aloud: Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

Developed by Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell
Based on their PD resource, Fountas & Pinnell Classroom Interactive Read-Aloud Collection
Recommended Grade Level: Grades PreK - 3rd

Interactive Read-Aloud Collection

Interactive read-aloud is the foundation for instruction within a literacy rich classroom. Interactive read-aloud promotes the joy of reading, expands children's vocabulary, and increases their ability to think, talk, and write about texts that fully engage their interest. Participants in this seminar will learn... more>>

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Shared Reading: Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

Developed by Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell
Based on their PD resource, Fountas & Pinnell Classroom Shared Reading Collection
Recommended Grade Level: Grades PreK - 3rd

Shared Reading Collection

Shared reading is a community experience in which all children look at, read, and discuss the same text together. Through shared reading, children have the opportunity to engage in the reading process with texts that may be beyond their ability to read independently. Participants in this seminar will explore... more>>

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Reading Minilessons: Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

Developed by Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell
Based on their PD resource, The Reading Minilessons Book, Grade 2: Your Guide to Everyday Literacy Teaching
Recommended Grade Level: Grades K - 3rd

Reading Minilessons

Reading minilessons are short, concise, purposeful lessons with a practical application in a specific area of literacy. Each minilesson engages children in inquiry that leads to the discovery of understanding of a general principle... more>>

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Guided Reading: Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

Developed by Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell
Based on their PD resource, Fountas & Pinnell Classroom Guided Reading Collection
Recommended Grade Level: Grades K - 3rd

Guided Reading Collection

Guided reading is a powerful small-group instructional context in which a teacher supports each reader's developing system of strategic actions for processing texts at increasingly challenging levels of difficulty. Participants in this seminar will explore... more>>

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Independent Reading and Conferring: Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

Developed by Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell
Based on their PD resource, Fountas & Pinnell Classroom Independent Reading Collection
Recommended Grade Level: Grades K - 4th

Independent Reading Collection

Independent reading offers children the chance to read, write about, talk about, and enjoy self-selected texts. It is nested within an instructional framework of minilessons, conferring, and sharing. Participants in this seminar will explore... more>>

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Phonics, Spelling and Word Study: Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

Developed by Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell
Based on their PD resource, Fountas & Pinnell Classroom Phonics, Spelling and Word Study Collection
Recommended Grade Level: Grades K - 3rd

Phonics, Spelling and Word Study Collection

In an alphabetic language such as English, phonics describes the relationships between the sounds of language and its graphic symbols, i.e., the letters. With knowledge of letter-sound relationships, children add to their ability to derive meaning from print, to accurately turn sounds into their own print (i.e., spelling), and to solve increasingly longer words. Participants in this seminar will use... more>>

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