JESSICA CROOKER  DR. JEN MCCARTY PLUCKER R.E.SC.U.E. SUPPORTING SECONDARY  STRIVING READERS
R.E.SC.U.E. <ul><li>R is for Relate </li></ul><ul><li>E is for Expect </li></ul><ul><li>SC is for Scaffold </li></ul><ul><...
Pre-reading Strategy www.wordle.net
Pre Teach Vocabulary <ul><li>“ The Genteel Unteaching of America’s Poor” </li></ul><ul><li>by former National Council of T...
Non-linguistic Representation
Purpose for Reading <ul><li>“ The Genteel Unteaching of America’s Poor” </li></ul><ul><li>by National Council of Teachers ...
During Reading Purpose <ul><li>As you read, choose one short phrase (a sentence or two) that struck you or that helped you...
Post Reading: Think Pair Share <ul><li>In table groups: </li></ul><ul><li>Share your excerpt (read it, don’t paraphrase-RR...
“ R” is for Relate <ul><li>Do you know these students? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tardy Tracy—isn’t there a clock on your cell ...
“ R” is for Relate <ul><li>“ Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says,  Make ...
“ R” is for Relate <ul><li>Personal connections with students  </li></ul><ul><li>Community building within the class </li>...
“ R” is for Relate <ul><li>Personal connections with students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start the year with a “What do you kno...
“ R” is for Relate <ul><li>Community Building </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider a room arrangement not in traditional rows </...
Say Cheese!
“ R” is for Relate <ul><li>On your  R ESCUE note sheet, write down one idea you want to try in your classroom. </li></ul>
“ E” is for   Expect  (great things)
<ul><li>Know your readers </li></ul><ul><li>HIGH, not low </li></ul><ul><li>MORE, not less </li></ul><ul><li>Shift from “f...
“ E” is for   Expect  (great things) <ul><li>On your R E SCUE note sheet, write down one idea you want to remember to use ...
<ul><li>“ Those students just don’t care.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adolescents—deep rooted habits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Way...
 
“ SC” is for Scaffold <ul><li>On your RE SC UE note sheet, write down one idea you want to remember to use in your classro...
“ U” is for Uplift <ul><li>Those who are lifting the world upward  </li></ul><ul><li>and onward are those who encourage  <...
Mindset   “After seven experiments with hundreds of children, we had some of the clearest findings I’ve ever seen: Praisin...
“ U” is for Uplift <ul><li>Ways to uplift: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequent, formative data collection </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
“ U” is for Uplift <ul><li>On your RESC U E note sheet, write down one idea you want to remember to use in your (future) c...
“ E” is for Engage <ul><li>“ If a student feels this is  my  question, and I read  my  selection to answer it, and I have ...
“ E” is for Engage <ul><li>Get Digital!  </li></ul><ul><li>Experiences with 100% engagement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle ...
 
Digital Book Trailers
“ E” is for Engage <ul><li>On your RESCU E  note sheet, write down one idea you want to remember to use in your (future) c...
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    1. 1. JESSICA CROOKER DR. JEN MCCARTY PLUCKER R.E.SC.U.E. SUPPORTING SECONDARY STRIVING READERS
    2. 2. R.E.SC.U.E. <ul><li>R is for Relate </li></ul><ul><li>E is for Expect </li></ul><ul><li>SC is for Scaffold </li></ul><ul><li>U is for Uplift </li></ul><ul><li>E is for Engage </li></ul>
    3. 3. Pre-reading Strategy www.wordle.net
    4. 4. Pre Teach Vocabulary <ul><li>“ The Genteel Unteaching of America’s Poor” </li></ul><ul><li>by former National Council of Teachers of English President Kylene Beers </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Genteel (adj) </li></ul><ul><li>belonging or suited to polite society. </li></ul><ul><li>well-bred or refined; polite; elegant; stylish. </li></ul><ul><li>affectedly or pretentiously polite, delicate, etc. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Non-linguistic Representation
    6. 6. Purpose for Reading <ul><li>“ The Genteel Unteaching of America’s Poor” </li></ul><ul><li>by National Council of Teachers of English Past President Kylene Beers </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: “What does ‘genteel un teaching’ look like?” </li></ul><ul><li>Elbow partner: brainstorm another question you could form based on the article title </li></ul><ul><li>Write down your choice of purpose question </li></ul>
    7. 7. During Reading Purpose <ul><li>As you read, choose one short phrase (a sentence or two) that struck you or that helped you answer your purpose question. </li></ul><ul><li>(Be prepared to read it aloud and explain why you chose it.) </li></ul><ul><li>As you read, consider who “those” kids are… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In your society. . . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In your school . . . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In your classrooms. . . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Be prepared to share along with your passage with the group) </li></ul>
    8. 8. Post Reading: Think Pair Share <ul><li>In table groups: </li></ul><ul><li>Share your excerpt (read it, don’t paraphrase-RR alternative) </li></ul><ul><li>Share why you chose it </li></ul><ul><li>After everyone has shared: </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss your views of “those” kids? Who are they in our society, our school, and our classrooms? </li></ul>
    9. 9. “ R” is for Relate <ul><li>Do you know these students? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tardy Tracy—isn’t there a clock on your cell phone? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Absent Abigail—MIA… a lot. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bobby Belligerent—the answer is always “NO!” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jack Jokester—lots of jokes; often inappropriate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleepy, Dopey, Droopey… wait, are those dwarves? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sneezy Sally—frequent visits to Nurse Peggy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charlie Charmer—everybody’s buddy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forgetful Fay—no pencil, no notebook, no problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Billy Bladder—suspiciously well-hydrated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Celine Cell—so many texts, so little time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Messy Melissa—something could be living in that backpack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I-could-care-less Chris—surprisingly indifferent about everything </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. “ R” is for Relate <ul><li>“ Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, Make Me Feel Important . Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.”    -Mary Kay Ash (1908-2001), entrepreneur </li></ul>
    11. 11. “ R” is for Relate <ul><li>Personal connections with students </li></ul><ul><li>Community building within the class </li></ul>
    12. 12. “ R” is for Relate <ul><li>Personal connections with students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start the year with a “What do you know…” trivia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ex. Are you a true bookworm? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interest surveys—lots out there, no need to recreate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students can help set up room in fall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student created “walls”—favorite quotes, fav/least fav words </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Display student work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Popsicle sticks with names </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exit cards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital conversation—forums and chat rooms on Moodle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share your writing, reading, work, frustrations, successes, etc… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a class work-time playlist on iTunes </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. “ R” is for Relate <ul><li>Community Building </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider a room arrangement not in traditional rows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance questions— “Say your name and your favorite…” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Name tents—4 corners; each contains a personal detail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team Classroom Management—calendar updates, attendance, collect today’s assignment, entrance cards, b-day calendar… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Say cheese! Pictures make it feel like home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Birthday calendar—school calendar or get creative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Games & Contests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Loaded Questions, newspaper puzzles/riddles, trivia games </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create teams and keep track of points on a board/poster </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free prize idea: “1 extra day” on an assignment coupons </li></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Say Cheese!
    15. 15. “ R” is for Relate <ul><li>On your R ESCUE note sheet, write down one idea you want to try in your classroom. </li></ul>
    16. 16. “ E” is for Expect (great things)
    17. 17. <ul><li>Know your readers </li></ul><ul><li>HIGH, not low </li></ul><ul><li>MORE, not less </li></ul><ul><li>Shift from “fixed” to “growth” mindset </li></ul><ul><li>Rick Wormeli— A, B, C or do it over </li></ul>“ E” is for Expect (great things)
    18. 18. “ E” is for Expect (great things) <ul><li>On your R E SCUE note sheet, write down one idea you want to remember to use in your classroom. </li></ul>
    19. 19. <ul><li>“ Those students just don’t care.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adolescents—deep rooted habits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ways to scaffold: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose for reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prior knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Before/During/After activities to activate thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allot some class time for reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You can model how you approach a new reading assignment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gives students an “in” to the text </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can do an exit card as they leave to check for understanding </li></ul></ul></ul>“ SC” is for Scaffold
    20. 21. “ SC” is for Scaffold <ul><li>On your RE SC UE note sheet, write down one idea you want to remember to use in your classroom. </li></ul>
    21. 22. “ U” is for Uplift <ul><li>Those who are lifting the world upward </li></ul><ul><li>and onward are those who encourage </li></ul><ul><li>more than criticize.”    Elizabeth Harrison (1897-1955), investor, author </li></ul>
    22. 23. Mindset “After seven experiments with hundreds of children, we had some of the clearest findings I’ve ever seen: Praising children’s intelligence harms their motivation and it harms their performance.” by Carol Dweck
    23. 24. “ U” is for Uplift <ul><li>Ways to uplift: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequent, formative data collection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pair up with someone kind, patient, and knowledgeable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Model, model, model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear learning targets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear purpose for reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reward hard work with meaningful activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Celebrate successes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid spotlighting insecurities (yet, keep standards high) </li></ul></ul>
    24. 25. “ U” is for Uplift <ul><li>On your RESC U E note sheet, write down one idea you want to remember to use in your (future) classroom. </li></ul>
    25. 26. “ E” is for Engage <ul><li>“ If a student feels this is my question, and I read my selection to answer it, and I have my answer , he owns the reading event. For his own question, he will read deeply, persevere, and gain an elaborated understanding” (Guthrie, 2007, p. 121). </li></ul><ul><li>Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Relevance </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Control </li></ul>
    26. 27. “ E” is for Engage <ul><li>Get Digital! </li></ul><ul><li>Experiences with 100% engagement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book trailers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poll Everywhere </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glogster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animoto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiffiti </li></ul></ul>
    27. 29. Digital Book Trailers
    28. 30. “ E” is for Engage <ul><li>On your RESCU E note sheet, write down one idea you want to remember to use in your (future) classroom. </li></ul>
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    31. 33. R.E. SC.U. E. <ul><li>Throw your striving students a life line. . .you may save their academic lives! </li></ul>

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