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Greetings from Room 18 at Edgewood!

I am Ms. Moreno and am the 4th grade ELA teacher. I am a 2006 graduate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a graduate of Grand Canyon University, with a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction in Reading. I have taught in the Woodland Hills School District for 7 years. I have conducted and presented research in effective practices in urban education and non-traditional students in a cohort model. I have begun investigating media literacy and best methods for imparting this skill to my students as they analyze all venues of media outlets.

Course Description


Reading Workshop Grade 4

Mrs. Moreno




Course description:  Students in Reading Workshop will be participating in a step by step guide for accelerating maximum potential by adopting, practicing and incorporating critical reading strategies across academic content disciplines.


Pennsylvania Department of Education Standards Aligned System:  The course focuses on implementation and application of the PDE Grade 4 Common Core Standards.  

The Pennsylvania academic standards, the eligibile content, and the state modules are the basis for the Reading Workshop course curriculum.  These standards and anchors can be viewed at


Class Materials


We use a variety of materials to explore literature and build understanding of skills to analyze literature and express meaning.

For the first several weeks of school, we studied cultures through storytelling. Currently we are studying historical nonfiction and conducting research.

Homework- Homework will be assigned on a weekly basis. Homework assignments will focus on specific reading strategies to enhance reading skills.




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