RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Reply to Whitney
Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:28

Comparing the three interventions was very valuable; each intervention was focused on increasing reading fluency, but the way students responded to them differed. They were more engaged during Readers' Theater, but benefitted a great deal from Echo reading because of the modeling component that it offered. Choral reading was a lot harder; next time I will be certain to use easier text, or allow more opportunities to repeat the same readings. The wordle was a good way to see which phrases were used the most in our journal entries. It was interesting to compare each other's notes, as well. Our descriptions of students' reading ended up being very similar.

  • Sarah and Carla - Whitney Fisher, Mon Nov 21 21:01
    I like how you had two very different groups that you were studying in your classrooms. I think it's amazing how you had a total of three interventions for a total of six weeks. You were able to... more
    • Reply to Whitney - atkinssh, Tue Nov 22 12:28
      • Re: Reply to Whitney - whitney fisher, Sun Dec 11 15:15
        My students have really liked Readers Theater because they get to be like the character. They also have to be involved and paying attention because they need to know when they are supposed to read... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011