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Literate environment presentation

  1. 1. Literate Environment Analysis Presentation JeanMarie Zucconi Walden University
  2. 2. Getting to know your Literacy Learners <ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine a pattern in your text selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using Dr. Hartman’s literacy matrix </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine the dimensions of difficulty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulty considerations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Text length </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Struggling readers will be turned to long texts. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Text Structure </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Informational/narrative </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Large font size </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visual supports </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Getting to know your Literacy Learners <ul><li>Dr. Hartman’s Matrix </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can determine a pattern based on where your texts fall in the quadrants </li></ul></ul>Linguistic Informational Semiotic Narrative
  4. 4. Selective Texts (Twin Texts) <ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pairing fiction and non-fiction books on the same topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers who use fiction and nonfiction trade books together may be rewarded with students who are excited about learning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twin Texts help teachers encourage the enjoyment of reading while capitalizing on students' fascination with facts. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Selective Texts (Twin Texts) <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>An interactive website that pairs fiction and non-fiction books together based on the topic. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Interactive Perspective <ul><li>Interactive Perspective teaches students how to read the text using reading strategies. </li></ul><ul><li>The ultimate goal of the interactive perspective is to teach children how to be literate learners who can navigate the textual world independently. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Creating a Literate Environment using the Interactive Perspective <ul><li>Teach students how to use different reading strategies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Questioning, visualize, making predictions, making connections, story elements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Practice attacking the text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choosing the best and most effective strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Understanding that we use different strategies for narrative and informational texts. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Interactive Perspective <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Almasi describes in the video, strategic processing, that stratgic processing must be threaded through all 5 pillars. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic processing involves being metacognitive about strategy use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identify text structure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Making sense of the text </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Choosing the best strategy for the text (narrative/informational) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Critical and Response Perspectives <ul><li>Critical Perspective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching children how to critically examine the text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Looking at the text from a different perspective </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Response Perspective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allowing students the opportunity to experience and respond to the text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives the students the space to react </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Creating a Literate Environment using the Critical Perspective <ul><li>Create lessons that allow students to look at the story through a different characters point of view </li></ul><ul><li>Create lessons that allow students to determine which characters in the story could be removed. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Creating a Literate Environment using the Response Perspective <ul><li>Provide children the opportunity to just read and then respond </li></ul><ul><li>Methods of responding to texts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journaling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-sensory response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dramatic response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiet time to respond </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Critical and Response Perspectives <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Hildreth talks about thinking about how we read and teaching the students base don our own personal experiences. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have the students share with each other and then they can grow as they listen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep a response journal in their desks so they can record their feelings about what was read. </li></ul></ul>