READ 4534-001<br />Dr. Elizabeth Swaggerty<br />February 2, 2010<br />
REVIEW<br />Response log entry feedback for #2 is available.<br />Where do I look for scholarly articles?<br />Google Scholar<br />International Reading Association website<br />National Reading Conference Yearbook<br />Joyner Library “article” search<br />Search Terms … Choose them carefully!<br />Whole class discussion<br />Article: Digital literacies go to school: Potholes and possibilities. <br />Podcast: Dr. Julie Coiro: Online Reading Comprehension<br />Read aloud: Super Completely and Totally the Messiest by Judith Viorst<br />
Announcements<br />Topic and Rationale paper due Feb 16th. <br />Scholastic Book Orders … if you’re interested, browse online and use credit/debit card to purchase. Link on our Moodle site. Orders due by tomorrow night, February 3rd<br />REAP Opportunity – Feb 3rd10-11:00, meet on second floor outside of Speight 219<br />
Children correspond with adults about books they have read<br />Adults are recruited from businesses, non-profits, and governmental agencies<br />Tutorials coach adults in writing letters that comment on connections, ask open-ended questions and write in student-friendly language<br />Video: NBC<br />http://in2books.epals.com/content.aspx?caid=I2BCorp&divid=I2B_Video_new<br />
Findings<br />“Students who experienced In2Books as part of their instructional program were significantly more likely to have higher achievement levels in reading than students not in the program” (Teale & Gambrell, 2007, p. 731)<br />http://www.in2books.com/downloads/Reading_Teacher_article.pdf<br />
Writing Mini-Lessons<br />Site, cite, sight?<br />http://homepage.smc.edu/quizzes/cheney_joyce/citesitesight.html<br />Plurals and possessives – what’s the difference???<br />Apostrophes…<br />http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/apostrophe-1.aspx<br />It’s vs. Its … what’s the difference???<br />This is wrong!<br />This is right.<br />
Set #3<br />Walker-Dalhouse, D., & Risko, V. J. (2008). Homelessness, poverty, and children's literacy development. The Reading Teacher, 62(1), 84–86. doi: 10.1598/RT.62.1.11<br />Podcast: Beating the Odds, Book by Book (2007). National Public Radio. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=12840588&ps=rs<br />
Schools/teachers/students that “beat the odds”<br />Struggling Readers<br />
Read Aloud<br />Meet Neil Gaiman<br />“There are sneaking,creeping, crumpling noises coming frominside the walls. “<br />"I'll swap you my dad," I said. "Oh-oh," said my little sister. <br />Film based on horror novella <br />
By next Tuesday, Feb. 2nd ….<br />RESPONSE LOG ENTRY for set #4 – LAST ONE!<br />Williams, C., Phillips-Birdsong, C., Hufnagel, K., Hungler, D., & Lundstrom, R. P. (2009). Word study instruction in the K–2 classroom. The Reading Teacher, 62(7), 570–578. doi: 10.1598/RT.62.7.3 <br />Mellon, E. (2009). Schools take a new direction on spelling, but some parents balk at eliminating traditional quizzes. Houston Chronicle.http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/moms/6786453.html<br />
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.