RE 5040 Fall 2011
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sarah Patten
Response to reading motivation
Sun Dec 4, 2011 15:17

I think any time you give the students opportunities to read to others is beneficial. I do not think it matters on the age as long as the audience are attentive and willing listeners.

  • Response to Reading Motivation - beasleycm, Sat Dec 3 11:57
    Great job on your presentation! I thought the strategies used were great. In my classroom, we have a day where we partner read. However, I think that maybe doing this with another classroom where my... more
    • reply to beasley - Lori Vestal, Mon Dec 5 19:13
      While I have never had the opportunity to use reading buddies in my personal classroom, I know other classrooms do this often in my school, for example 5th graders read to kinders, etc and both... more
    • reading to younger students - Rachel Hicks, Mon Dec 5 17:27
      If it is possible I think it would be a great idea for your students to read to your students. By letting your students read easier books to Kindergarten and 1st grade students, you will not only be... more
      • Re: reading to younger students - Nakita Carson, Thu Dec 8 19:35
        Rachel that is exactly why I didn't want to necessarily have the students pair with a younger class initially. I wanted to get a more authentic feel for what motivated them without including younger... more
      • Buddy Reading - Amanda Solesbee, Wed Dec 7 22:45
        I agree with you Rachel, I have my 5th graders read with the kinders and they love it. Some students have different tasks I assign them, like for my AIG students, I have them work more on their... more
    • Re: Response to Reading Motivation - Nakita Carson, Sun Dec 4 21:17
      I agree! I think that I am going to try pairing with another class next semester. They really seemed to enjoy the interaction!
    • Response to reading motivation - sarah Patten, Sun Dec 4 15:17
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RE 5040 Fall 2011