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MARC October 19, 2021 Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
Category: Local Reading Council meeting

Oct 19 (Virtual) 6:30pm-7:30pm Barb Novak, DPI Literacy Consultant

Reading Foundational Skills: Accessing to Understand

Presented by Barb Novak, DPI Literacy Consultant

Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting
Presentation: Reading Foundational Skills: Accessing to Understand
Reading provides opportunities for us to understand ourselves, others, and the world. Whether reading to gather information, participate in democracy, or get lost in a great story, reading involves making meaning of marks on the page or screen. Participants in this interactive presentation will discuss how young learners (K – 2) obtain foundational skills– particularly phonological awareness and phonics – in order to understand text. We will discuss Wisconsin’s standards for reading foundational skills, a self-evaluation tool (Foundational Reading Skills Tool or FRST) for considering your foundational skills instruction, and online professional learning resources (available at

Please Register Here by October 18, 2021