CREC: Capitol Region Education Council Public Catalog 
Class Details
Activity Name
Choosing Complex Texts in Early Childhood
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Session Type
Single Session
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913 CREC Resource Group
Subject Area
[Literacy/Reading Support]
Target Audience
[Literacy Teacher]
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Children’s Literature: What is a Complex Text and Why?Description: This workshop will focus on complex texts in children’s literature, what to look for, how to choose them, and why they are important. As early childhood educators we want to select books to engage young children to think deeply about the stories they hear, which will support children in developing book appreciation and knowledge.Participants in this workshop will be able to; Understand the elements of a complex text; Explain the reasons why complex texts are used in the ECE classroom; Use new knowledge to identify the features of a complex text.
Payment PricePayment price
A - MEMBERS – Individual$75.00
Online MeetingDateStart TimeEnd TimeLocationAddressRoomInstructor
Zoom Meeting 12/01/202012:30PM3:30PMONLINE VIRTUAL MEETING , Connecticut JEAN D BARRESI