Daily 5: Atlanta, GA - Fostering Literacy Independence and Increasing Academic Accountability

By The 2 Sisters (other events)

Saturday, August 17 2013 8:30 AM 3:30 PM

Gail and Joan present the foundation and introduction, as well as their most current learning regarding the Daily 5.  This elegantly simple structure is designed to motivate and support students to be highly engaged in independent acts of reading and writing. Astounding growth and high achievement are absolutely possible when assessment leads to focused, intentional, and differentiated instruction. The Daily 5 structure makes it completely possible.


The day will include

Immersion into research that supports Daily 5

Explanation of how Daily 5 supports the Common Core

Tips for adjusting the structure for primary, intermediate, middle and high school students
Suggestions for supporting barometer children
Launching information for each of the Daily 5
Discussing how and when to add each Daily 5 component to the literacy block
Introducing the foundation lessons for each of the Daily 5
Learning when, why and how we add choice
Video demonstrations depicting the principles of Daily 5
Explanation of how CAFE fits into Daily 5
Participants will gain knowledge about the Daily 5, as well as practical tools to immediately implement in classrooms

Who Might Benefit
Classroom Teachers
Special Education Teachers
English Language Learners Teachers
Literacy Coaches
Reading Specialists
District Leaders
School Superintendents


8:00-8:30 a.m.  Registration - Continental Breakfast provided
8:30-11:30 a.m. Workshop
11:30-12:45 p.m. Lunch break on your own -- pack a lunch, or enjoy one of the hotel's restaurants or one of the dozens of cafes, delis, and restaurants nearby.
12:45-3:30 p.m. Workshop


Registration Information
Fee: $295.00 per person
A discounted rate of $255.00 per person is available if paid by credit card.


The fee includes the following
Full day of research based content presented by Joan and Gail

Certificate of attendance
An exclusive, full color, Daily 5 Resource/Handout Book

A three-month subscription to or for nonmembers (members receive an extension on their current term)

Gifts and tools to support Daily 5

Continental breakfast

Laughter and funny stories (Oh, these are free)



Housing is the responsibility of the participants.  The hotel is offering a discounted rate for a limited time.  You must mention "The Sisters" when booking your reservation to receive the special rate.  These rooms book quickly and fill without prior notice.  Contact the hotel today.

Westin Peachtree Plaza,  Phone:  404-659-1400,  Website:


Cancellation and Substitution Policy

We understand that unexpected situations sometimes occur, so substitutions are always welcome.  Please send the substitute to the conference with the original ticket.

Refunds are not issued within 30 days of the event, but if cancellation occurs prior to that, a full refund will be issued. Registrants who do not cancel prior to the cut off and are unable to provide a substitution may request to have the workshop materials mailed to them.


Cameras and any audio and video recording devices are prohibited at all events.