RE 5040 Fall 2011
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sarah patten
response to atkinesh
Sun Dec 4, 2011 19:28

We did make sure the books were on the student's independent reading level before we started. We used their QRI scores for that which Nakita collected at the beginning of the year. We did have the students place sticky notes in their reading. The sticky notes had a letter or symbol on it-"S" for schema which they would tell their buddy of a connection that they made, "a heart"- for what they loved, and a " ?" for something in the text they did not understand. They discussed these parts of the book which they placed their sticky notes with their partners. We did not have them do any other specific comprehension tasks because we were just focusing on motivation.

  • Reading to one another - atkinssh, Thu Dec 1 20:16
    Great job on your research, ladies! I also have noticed with my younger students, especially, that they love to read to each other. Each day, during the blocks of time that I see my EC students, they ... more
    • Re: Reading to on Another - burchamal, Thu Dec 8 15:52
      I know my students love to read to one another as well, but do you ever have some students who like to sit with a friend but end up not reading? I hate for them to not be able to read to each other.... more
      • Reply to Reading to one another - atkinssh, Fri Dec 9 08:03
        For my students that tend to want to talk rather than read to each other, I will tell them to listen carefully as their partner reads because they will have to report back to me. I usually tell them... more
    • response to atkinesh - sarah patten, Sun Dec 4 19:28
      • Re: response to atkinesh - Nakita Carson, Mon Dec 5 16:47
        The students also shared their thoughts on the books they read with their buddies in their book share groups.
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RE 5040 Fall 2011