RE 5040 Fall 2011
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sarah patten
readers' theater
Sun Dec 4, 2011 17:15

Readers' Theater seems to always be well received by the students. Whenever you are in a "show"-students love it for the most part! Could you have the students create commercial breaks during the readers' theater to give students strategies in how to help with fluency? They may create jingles or pretend to be a famous person acting out why this strategy is important.

  • Fluency with Readers' Theater - Amanda Solesbee, Tue Nov 22 23:48
    Fluency is a very common issue with many grade levels. The more you work at it, the better the students will get- if taught and assessed at the right instructional level. I am dealing with this right ... more
    • readers' theater - sarah patten, Sun Dec 4 17:15
      • Re: readers' theater - whitney fisher, Tue Dec 13 18:04
        That's an awesome idea- with the commercial! It also helps students be comfortable of talking in front of a lot of people. Students can gain confidence in practicing the theater and commercial. You... more
    • Reply to Amanda - atkinssh, Wed Nov 23 10:38
      I know what you are saying about the students in the second and third tier. Those students who seem to be making no progress may not be getting the interventions that they need. I know this is true... more
      • Reply to Atkinssh again - Amanda Solesbee, Wed Nov 23 21:54
        Yes, just going by the 15 point discrepancy is a bummer...however, the "tier" steps are not all that great either. The advantage is that you can get those kids that need EC instruction tested when... more
    • Response to Fluency with Readers' Theater - beasleycm, Wed Nov 23 10:15
      With this research project, we waited until the last two weeks to do the Readers' Theater intervention. I think this was helpful because they had two other strategies implemented with them before... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011