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Reading with purpose - 30JuneFL513 Julie


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Reading with purpose - 30JuneFL513 Julie

  1. 1. Elizabeth Knutson<br />Reading withpurpose: communicativereadingtasksfortheforeignlanguageclassroom<br />Presentedby:<br /> J. Bullinger<br />
  2. 2. Objectives:<br />Be ableto define readingwithpurpose<br />Be abletolistsomecharacteristics of readingtasksthathavepurpose<br />Be abletocreateunits and lessonplansthatincorporatemeaningful, authenticreadingtasks. <br />
  3. 3. ACTFL: Standards & ProficiencyGuidelines<br />Interpretivecommunication<br />ProficiencyGuidelines:<br />Novice: identifycontextualizedwords and phrases; rereading. <br />Intermediate: readconsistently simple connectedtextsaboutbasic and social needs.<br />Advanced: read simple prose of severalparagraphs in length<br />Superior: read at normal speedexpositoryproseonunfamiliarsubjects<br />Distinguished: readallstyles of writingwithfluency and accuracy<br />
  4. 4. Reading withPurpose: defined<br />Givestudents a reasontoread<br />Studentshave a goal in mindwhenreading<br />General goals:<br />Entertainment: <br />Information:<br />
  5. 5. Reading withPurpose<br />BackwardsDesign<br />Performance-basedAssessments<br />Importance of Interconnectedskills: <br />Reading<br />Writing<br />Speaking<br />Listening<br />
  6. 6. Waystocreatepurpose in reading:<br />Allowstudentschoice<br />Pick topicsthatinterestthestudents<br />Givestudentsthepurpose of thereadingbeforehand. <br />i.e. “youwillcreate a list of character, events, orfactsthatyoufoundinteresting in thistext. Be preparedto share thesewiththerest of theclass”<br />
  7. 7. Waystocreatepurpose in reading:<br />Create a real-world performance taskforthestudents:<br />i.e.Studentsreadan ad in thenewspaperfor a job and mustwrite a letterrespondingtothe ad. <br />Include pre-readingactivities<br />i.e. a classdiscussionsaboutthetopicorthemes of thestory. <br />
  8. 8. Lluvia de ideas:<br />Whatmeaningful/purposefulreadingtaskshaveyoupresented in yourclass?<br />Share bestreadingpractices. <br />
  9. 9. Ideas fromthearticle:<br />Studentscreate portfolios of textsfrom magazines and newspaperson a topic of interest. <br />Students read a set of ads for apartments and find the one that fits a particular set of requirements. <br />Students look through movie listings and reviews to decide whether to see a particular movie (explain why or why not). <br />
  10. 10. Ideas fromthearticle:<br />Students respond to a written invitation. <br />Studentschoose a readingoutside of class and make a writtenor oral reportonitforclass. <br />
  11. 11. La Pruebita: <br />Whatismeantbytheterm “readingwithpurpose”? (2 pts.)<br />List 4 characteristics of readingtasksthathavepurpose. (4 pts.)<br />Name and explain a performance-basedassessmentthat has a readingtask. (4 pts.)<br />
  12. 12. Las respuestas: <br />Whatismeantbytheterm “readingwithpurpose”? (2 pts.)<br />Tohave a goal in mindwhenreading<br />Togivestudents a rationale/reasontoread. <br />List 4 characteristics of readingtasksthathavepurpose. (4 pts.)<br />Allowstudentchoice<br />Pick topicsthatinterestthestudents<br />Pre-readingactivities<br />Create a real-worldtask<br />Name and explain a performance-basedassessmentthat has a readingtask. (4 pts.)<br />