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megangouge
Modeling
Fri Oct 23, 2015 08:43
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I have always known that modeling was a "best practice" and of course, in elementary grades it is done constantly. However, I didn't always model my writing to students until having Dr. Frye's class.

  • Teachable Moments - Martha Brown, Thu Oct 22 22:41
    Teachers thinking out loud while modeling the thought process for the younger students is very beneficial. This is great for daily grammar without the explicit instruction. I feel this is so helpful... more
    • Re: Teachable moments - abramsjm, Sun Oct 25 15:47
      I agree with your statement about reading to students models correct grammar patterns and speech. I notice the quiet in the room when I read is almost a magical kind of silence, their eyes get as big ... more
      • Read Alouds - shannonsilver, Mon Oct 26 21:36
        I LOVE READ ALOUDS. What a great way to teach reading and writing by using high quality literature to expose children to. they can learn so many writing techniques from other writers. I myself, love... more
        • Re:read alouds - joanneabrams, Tue Oct 27 12:36
          Books on tape...I also love books on tape! I have used many books on tape for my ESL or EC students, and they love them! I had a whole collection that had the book and the cassettes, and my students... more
        • Re:read alouds - joanneabrams, Tue Oct 27 12:34
          Books on tape...I also love books on tape! I have used many books on tape for my ESL or EC students, and they love them! I had a whole collection that had the book and the cassettes, and my students... more
          • Read Alouds - walshjm2, Tue Nov 3 05:25
            In my opinion being read to is one of the greatest ways for any child to become a reader and a writer as well as, when the time comes, a better reader and writer. The use of Mentor Texts and modeling ... more
            • Love of Reading - Melanie McLeod, Wed Nov 4 05:58
              Jennifer: I agree that using read-clouds to foster literacy development and skills is of vital importance. From students hearing the modeling of fluent reading and discussing plot, they become much... more
      • learning models - koppenhaverd, Mon Oct 26 15:37
        Reading aloud is a powerful way to put conventional grammar and syntax in children's heads and experience. Mentor texts are a systematic way of teaching children writing skills from models. They are... more
        • Re:Read alouds - joanne abrams, Tue Oct 27 12:27
          Thank you for your input about considering more than just books as Mentor Texts. Although, I do use LEA's for writing, and I do write model sentences etc. I really had not ever thought of them in the ... more
    • Re: Teachable Moments - byrdaw, Sat Oct 24 14:37
      I concur with your thoughts on exposing students to various texts. Reading texts aloud is a task that I attempt weekly. I believe it is beneficial for all students to hear texts with rich language.... more
    • Modeling - megangouge, Fri Oct 23 08:43
      • Re: Modeling - candithompson, Fri Oct 23 13:44
        I posted about the same thing that you just stated. I feel that I can use modeling much more effectively now than before. I am adding so much more than just a quick journal.
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