Teacher Tools for Universally Implementing Structure Literacy Content Module (2).png

This module provides K-12 teachers with examples of structured literacy instruction in general education classrooms as well as in Tier 2 small groups and Tier 3 intensive interventions. The module encourages consistent, cumulative literacy instruction by providing information in two areas. First, educators receive an overview of the essential elements of structured literacy instruction, including synthetic and analytic thinking skills, scope and sequence, and teaching vocabulary through the elements of the POSSUM acronym. Second, the module provides video examples of Spencer Community School District teachers implementing structured literacy routines in active classrooms.

Estimated Time to Complete the Module

2 hours, 30 minutes

Teacher Tools for Universally Implementing Structured Literacy Content Module Sections:

Section 1: Scope and Sequence

Section 2: Synthetic and Analytic Instruction

Section 3: POSSUM

Section 4: Demonstrations in the Classroom

Grade Range

Grade K-12

Registration Cost

  • Free for: Iowa in-service K–12 teachers, AEA personnel, college and university faculty teaching reading and literacy courses and their students

  • $30 for: All others