RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Re: word study
Thu Dec 1, 2011 22:23

Thank you! It has been very beneficial for students and I really think it is a great way to help close the gap. I am hoping we will see some results at the end of the school year when they test. There is so many more complex words when they enter 4th grade and they really need something to help them. I think this has the potential to really help them out.

  • word study - Ruth Ann Timmons, Tue Nov 29 02:03
    Nice work! It has been a while since I worked with 4th grade but I remember having many students who were still struggling with comprehension due to difficulties with decoding. In kindergarten we... more
    • Re: word study - beasleylm, Thu Dec 1 22:23
      • Re: word study - Ruth Ann Timmons, Thu Dec 1 23:08
        That's right, the lovely end of grade tests. I bet you will see the benefits of using this strategy and your students will be that much more prepared. It is amazing what 4th graders are expected to... more
        • EOG's - burchamal, Thu Dec 8 16:04
          Yes I experienced the need for this this week while doing a practice test. The question asked what mildest meant and I had several students answer it incorrectly. So this week we worked on -est!
          • Re: EOG's - Ruth Ann Timmons, Fri Dec 9 16:56
            What a great example! Isn't it wild what we assume they know. I guess we also assume their homes provide the language rich environment we wish they all had!
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RE 5040 Fall 2011