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Silent Reading
Wed Sep 16, 2015 16:28

There is so much of a foundation that has to be set for silent reading to happen. Establishing a "purpose" for reading is such a difficult task for children to understand. I agree with building stamina; start with 5 minutes of silent reading and build. Having them accountable for what they have read is then the hard part...

  • Re: Seeing a Bigger Picture - brittanyavery, Fri Sep 11 06:00
    I would suggest (especially for higher readers) helping them to build their silent reading endurance. Obviously, first graders are not going to be able to read "silently" as long as third graders,... more
    • Re: Seeing a Bigger Picture - Candi, Fri Sep 18 15:16
      Thanks! This is something I will work on. I have not thought about silent reading and how start to teaching this skill in first grade. However, after completing the IRI for our assessment class it... more
    • Silent Reading - megangouge, Wed Sep 16 16:28
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