RE 5040 Fall 2011
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crousejs
Re: Mary Beth and Randi
Thu Dec 15, 2011 23:56
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At the beginning of the year, I incorporate Nursery Rhymes/ Poetry in my reading groups for my beginning readers. They already have a concept of word and they love to sing/read these types of texts. I also use Sing-a Song of Poetry (Fountas & Pinnell) to help build my studentsí fluency and prosody skills as they become more independent readers. I like your research behind repeated readings with poetry and the evident growth that your students were able to make. I know I need to incorporate more of these types of activities for my readers.

  • Re: Mary Beth and Randi - MaryBeth, Thu Dec 1 21:13
    Thanks Sarah! I guess the same intervention plan could be used to expand to other genres of literature as well. One reason why we loved the poetry and chose to implement it was because of the brief... more
    • Re: Mary Beth and Randi - crousejs, Thu Dec 15 23:56
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RE 5040 Fall 2011