RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Re: Sorts
Wed Dec 7, 2011 22:42

I spent no more than 7-10 minutes with this group in one session per day. However, there were some days (especially Monday's when you introduce the sort) that it was probably a little more than 10 minutes, maybe 15.
I have been blessed with a phenomenal Teaching Assistant and she also helps with our word study groups. Now that the students have become really familiar with the routines, some days our pacing is even quicker (5-7 min.).

  • Sorts - Kara Scott, Fri Dec 2 16:10
    As a first grade teacher I was very interest in your research. I see great gains in your research. I do have one questions how time comsuming was this intervention to do daily with the seven students?
    • Re: Sorts - crousejs, Wed Dec 7 22:42
    • Good question - Rachel HIcks, Mon Dec 5 19:03
      When I used word sorts, the students received new words every week. Were students able to do other tactile activities to help them learn to spell the words?
      • Re: Good question - crousejs, Wed Dec 7 22:49
        I used the following “extras” for all groups. I used magnetic letters and a “look, make, write” activity that comes from Fountas and Pinnell that my county requires. I also used Sing a Song of Poetry ... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011