Rachel Caldwell
Keeping the Conversation Going
Sat Jun 13, 2015 11:45

I too thought this video was a great way to see how a picture walk can be useful in working on reading comprehension and understanding of the text. My group talked about how one of the articles this week talked about taking incorrect or no answer and using it as a teaching tool instead of just telling the students they are wrong. Like you, I noticed how the tutor would redirect, ask questions, and point to important parts to aid the students in their picture walk and explanations, but he never told them they were wrong. Another thing I admired about the tutor was after each student had a turn describing a scene from the book the tutor took a turn to model questions and observations that would be helpful for the students to see.

  • Literacy and illustrations Emily and Charlie - Navila Castro, Fri Jun 12 23:48
    I found this video incredibly useful for a student I help tutor in reading. Charlie and Emily are going over a story with their tutor but only using the book illustrations. This way of decoding a... more
    • Loved It! - Allison Powers, Sat Jun 13 16:35
      I also thought that book was great! I loved that it was challenging, but also allowed for a feeling of success. I hadn't really thought about how it helped pull background knowledge in as well. I... more
    • Re: Literacy and illustrations Emily and Charlie - Megan Rembert, Sat Jun 13 12:44
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    • Keeping the Conversation Going - Rachel Caldwell, Sat Jun 13 11:45
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