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Helping Students Become Independent Readers and Writers: An Intro to Balanced Literacy

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Would you like to help your students to become more proficient, lifelong readers and writers? A balanced literacy approach helps students move toward independence as readers and writers through a gradual release model. In this session, Dr. Jayme Linton will provide an overview of the eight components of balanced literacy and share strategies that you can use to implement a balanced literacy approach in your own classroom. Join us to learn how to help your students become more independent readers and writers. This webinar has been brought to you by Follett. To learn more about Follett's balanced literacy solutions, please visit


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Language Arts
Last aired on: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Learning Theories & Strategies, Reading & Writing
Tags: balanced literacy, gradual release model, independent readers, independent writers, literacy approach, reading, reading proficiency, writing

Reviews (38)

Full Member
Excellent presentation. Thank you.
Nice work
Full Member
I loved this balanced approach! Jayme gives clear instruction on how to give balance in literacy to your students.
Full Member
Great! Thank you
Great information laid out succinctly and easy to understand!
Full Member
Loved it
Basic Member
I love that you encourage people to use daily read alouds! So much of this webinar is based on true explicit instruction...great information!
Great information!
Thank you for the great information.
Full Member
The model discussed seems like it would really help to run a classroom smoothly.
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