RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Ruth Ann Timmons
Re: Ashley and Whitney
Sun Dec 11, 2011 17:07

Sarah, you bring up a great point. It is interesting to witness the wide range of ability to retell my kindergarten students can have. From experience I've found those students with strong verbal skills are more likely to attempt retells, even if they are unsure of the answers- they seem to take the "fake it til you make it" approach. On the other hand though, students who lack confidence need a great deal more time and support to grasp retelling.

  • Ashley and Whitney - sarah hutson, Thu Dec 1 00:19
    I love how your research lead you to use story structure to enhance reading comprehension. Don't you just love how some students cannot tell you anything, while others tell you EVERY detail? Kids are ... more
    • Re: Ashley and Whitney - Ruth Ann Timmons, Sun Dec 11 17:07
    • Reply to Sarah - fisherwn, Thu Dec 1 15:04
      It really is amazing to hear students retell stories- you never know what they are going to say! We definitely noticed that the students were more concise in their retell in the posttest. The 1-5... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011