Always in big demand, Nancy Boyles is a former professor of reading turned literacyconsultant, who provides workshops, model lessons, and curriculum support to districts and organizations across the country.
Areas of expertise
Close Reading and Text Complexity
Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
Teaching Opinion/Argument Writing
Small-Group Differentiated Instruction
Common Core-Aligned Assessments
Utilize Close Reading To Its Maximum Effect In the Intermediate Grades: In this seminar, participants will learn to help intermediate grade students meet Common Core standards through close reading. Attendees will develop a more thorough understanding of close reading, recognize elements of text complexity, and identify strategies for supporting students before, during, and after close reading.