eBook Shared Reading with vocabulary instruc-on College of Educa-on Center for Literacy
Purpose • Engage children in shared ebook reading at the Touch screen; • Teach new words to assess the eﬀec-veness of shared ebook reading; • Invite children to browse/read ebooks on mobile devices
Answer a Big Ques-on: What does shared eBook reading ac-vity in the elementary classroom look like?
Overview Who: 3-‐4 average ability children When: February 27-‐March 23; week of March 26 as needed What: 4 ebooks + vocabulary words How: shared book approach with vocabulary instruc-on
Phase III Research Focus Phase 1: Phase 2: Phase 3: eBook Environment Instruc-on 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks
Calendar Week Acvies February 20-‐24 Pre-‐test vocabulary (CBDM) February 27 – March 2 Read an ebook 2x at Touch screen; teach vocabulary Invite mobile reading March 5 – March 9 Read an ebook 2x at Touch screen; teach vocabulary Invite mobile reading March 12 – March 16 Same March 19 – March 23 Same Post-‐test vocabulary March 26 – March 30 Make-‐Up week
What You Need To Do Preview the ebook each week Make a plan each week & submit to Jeremy Follow the plan & schedule as best as you can
Shared eBook Reading Plan Title: Date: New Words: Instructional Segment Plan Notes Note pre-selected screens for instruction; information/ vocabulary to point out; organization for mobile reading Before • Point out title, author Use pocket chart for • Discuss what the story introducing target words is about • Highlight vocabulary words (Say; Tell; Do) During • Listen or Read Aloud • Pause to discuss • Highlight new words (as needed) After • Ask for favorite part • Repeat new words (as needed)Lesson Plan • Prepare for mobile reading Mobile • Distribute mobile devices to individuals or pairs • Select place to browse/read • Monitor engagement Observations Note: Keep vocabulary instruction short and simple. (1) Say target words and ask children to say them. (2) Tell about the word meaning and encourage children to talk about the meaning a little bit. (3) Use a gesture (if possible) to help children remember the word; invite children to use the gesture + say the word.
Gefng Started children on the vocabulary Teacher introduces Teacher introduces Pre-‐test Reading #1 Reading #2 words; children to shared ebook children to 5 new words, reading at the Touch then shares the story screen: again. teacher/coach conducts CBDM on word sample with individual children We will listen to ebook stories Teacher encourages child together at the Touch screen. Some7mes we will stop and engagement with the talk about what is in the story. screen (touching) and the Some7mes we will talk about story. new words we are learning. In our ebooks we use our pointer ﬁnger to gently touch *** Teacher prepares children here***. Watch I am going to for mobile reading on gently touch with my pointer their own or with a ﬁnger and our story will start. Let’s listen. partner. Teacher introduces children to 5 new words. Teacher chooses either audio (listening) or manual (teacher reading)
Each Week Reading #2 • Teach 5 words • Mobile • Engage • Teach 5 words • Individual/pairs • Engage Reading #1 Reading #3
eBook Selec-on You should follow the Grade Level Speciﬁc eBook List for Phase III Boy in the Drawer KDG The 1st The Hockey Card 2nd Dinosaurs Roar, Bujerﬂies Soar Me Too Lewis Cardinal’s First A Platypus, Probably Winter Something Good Porcupining Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee Porcupining Hoover’s Bride Hoover’s Bride
Mobile Devices • Use Grade Level Speciﬁc eBook List to direct children to appropriate eBook on mobile device. • Pay ajen-on to App Package Name
Phase III Repor-ng • Weekly Time Report – Access from the eBooks dropdown menu or from the TEACHERS Group page – Complete and submit at the end of each week • No E-‐Book Quality Ra-ng • Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan Submission • Please name each of your lesson plans using your LAST NAME and EBOOK TITLE. • You will need to upload your weekly plans to the Dropbox folder.
Next Steps • Prepare your mobile devices • Iden-fy your Week 1 eBooks • Implement Shared eBook Reading Instruconal Protocol in your classroom • Submit your weekly me log • Be Creave and Have Fun!
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