Using FM Readers to Facilitate Acquisition

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Join Carrie for a live webinar on how to teach a novel. Carrie will demonstrate how to plan for a read with IB and AP themes in mind. Learn how to prepare students for any read, how to build background knowledge and how to weave rich cultural components into your instruction. Get the inside scoop on how Carrie’s students achieved amazing results on the AAPPL (ACTFL Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages) using compelling leveled readers like Bianca Nieves and La Calaca Alegre. Discover how easy it is to meet ACTFL’s World Readiness Standards and facilitate SLA in the WL classroom!

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Novice learners need to become comfortable operating within the target culture(s) and with authentic texts. However, most authentic texts are quite difficult for a novice to navigate. Participants will see how the novice learner can be guided toward the rich experiences offered by authentic texts without fear and frustration.