Ed 357 Recreational Reading

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Ed 357 Recreational Reading

  1. 1. Recreational Reading ED 357 Reading Method October 28, 2008 Group 4
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>What is Recreational Reading? </li></ul><ul><li>Reading as recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Studies on the method </li></ul><ul><li>Tips to encourage RR </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is Recreational Reading? </li></ul><ul><li>Sangi M. Susuico </li></ul>
  4. 4. Recreational Reading….. <ul><li>Recreational Reading is simply “ fun reading .” </li></ul><ul><li>Other names: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Voluntary Reading (FVR) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Uninterrupted Reading (FUR) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Facts <ul><li>Is for everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Can take place within any setting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School, home, outside, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Covers all topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contemporary fiction, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Materials take many forms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Books, newspapers, magazines, comics </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Allow students to choose a book </li></ul><ul><li>Structure of Recreational Reading time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 minutes daily and add on each week </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set an example </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t test students or require a report </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage them to continue reading outside of class </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Reading as Recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Lorena Decipulo </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1. Read to check reality <ul><li>Want to understand place in the world and the relationship of the world </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how what they say, do, think, and dream fits into the society </li></ul><ul><li>Differences of lives from people of the same sex, religion, age, or socioeconomic level </li></ul><ul><li>Know if they are or not out of the ordinary </li></ul>
  9. 9. 2. Read to escape <ul><li>Withdraw from the world </li></ul><ul><li>Escape to taste forbidden fruits, controls the world, and views new world </li></ul><ul><li>Puts the locus of power in the hands of the reader </li></ul>
  10. 10. 3. To learn specific skills/information <ul><li>How to do something </li></ul><ul><li>How to improve or change our lives </li></ul><ul><li>How something happened or something works </li></ul><ul><li>How things were or weren’t </li></ul><ul><li>How to do or make things </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>News on Recreational Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Kristy Galindo </li></ul>
  12. 12. Tips for Parents & Teachers: Encouraging Children to Read Alicia Quintanilla
  13. 13. Parent Tips: <ul><li>Be a good role model. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a comfortable reading area. </li></ul><ul><li>Read to your child every day / every night. </li></ul><ul><li>Get a library card for your child. </li></ul><ul><li>Get books based on your child’s interest. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Teacher tips: <ul><li>Read aloud daily. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a print-rich environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Use different mediums of reading. </li></ul><ul><li>Base reading materials on students interest. </li></ul><ul><li>Have children read to you. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Ewalani Escrupulo </li></ul>Read a loud
  16. 16. Love You Forever Author: Robert Munsch Illustrated by: Sheila McGraw
  17. 17. What are the benefits: <ul><li>Increases children’s knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Allows children to practice and improve their reading skills </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulates their imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to higher achievement skills </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes positive attitudes towards reading </li></ul><ul><li>Allows those who participate in this activity to become accelerated readers </li></ul>
  18. 18. Bulletin Board/work display board Door Chalk/Media Board Students Belongings Art and Math Center Reading Center Activity Carpet Student table 1 Table Window and storage cabinets Student table 2 Student table 3 Reminder Board
  19. 19. Summary: <ul><li>Recreational reading is reading for fun </li></ul><ul><li>Children need to be allowed to read for fun to help them learn more about their interests </li></ul><ul><li>Parents and teachers can encourage RR by reading with their children </li></ul><ul><li>Reading topics of interests encourage readers to read more, increase their knowledge and success </li></ul>
  20. 20. References <ul><li>Understand Recreational Reading Patterns </li></ul><ul><li>http://goliath.ecnext.com/coms2/summary_0199-6678582_ITM </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s Choices for Recreational Reading </li></ul><ul><li>http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3785/is_200601/ai_n16452270 </li></ul><ul><li>Americans close the book on Recreational Reading </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2007-11-18-reading-decline_N.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Sustained Silent Reading http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustained_silent_reading </li></ul>

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