RE 5040 Fall 2011
Reply to Lori
Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:30

I also used whisper phones for Readers' Theater to allow students time to read silently and practice their own parts. My younger students love them and will use them without hesitation. The three strategies was useful when comparing how the students responded to them. Engagement was different during Readers' Theater than in Echo and Choral Reading. They love to have the opportunity to perform, and it gives them a purpose for reading.

  • Reading Fluency - beasleylm, Mon Nov 21 17:43
    Great presentation! I really enjoyed it and I liked the way that you used the different strategies in the 3 different weeks instead of doing the same strategy the entire time. As a 4th grade teacher... more
    • whisper readers - Marlee Wright, Tue Nov 29 23:16
      Where did you get your whisper phones? Did you make them? I have thought about trying to make some, but I've wondered if they were really effective. Do you like them...or maybe more importantly, do... more
      • Re: whisper readers - beasleylm, Wed Nov 30 07:22
        Our school provided them for us. Some of my kids use them every single day and some of them do not like to use them. I do not require them to use them if they do not want to. I have one student who... more
    • Reply to Lori - atkinssh, Tue Nov 22 12:30
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RE 5040 Fall 2011