Read 3204 001 Day 13


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Read 3204 001 Day 13

  1. 1. READ 3204 <br />Fundamentals of Reading <br />Instruction<br />Thursday, February 23, 2010<br />Literacy Superstars<br />
  2. 2. Announcements<br />Mary Lois Staton Conference: Remember to submit your paper within one week of attendance <br />Tar River Reading Council Meeting: April 15th<br />Scholastic Book Order - New order<br />Midterm Exam – Tuesday, March 2nd (in class)<br />February 25th– Second literature circle meeting <br />Do you know your role within your group?<br />Complete role sheet (on Moodle!) with two discussion questions on the back <br />Submit response activity (choose at least 2 boxes to address)<br />Bring your book<br />Food?<br />Practicum Placements are Available:<br />By Thursday, March 4th, submit a “Practicum Interview Protocol and Plan,” including your assigned school and teacher, an interview protocol (at least 4 interview questions about his/her beliefs about reading, how s/he teaches reading in her classroom, and what materials s/he typically uses when providing reading instruction), and the date(s)/time(s) you have arranged to complete your practicum experience.<br />
  3. 3. Review<br />Comprehension strategy instruction:<br /> Garbage Bag<br />Wiesner’s The Three Pigs<br /> Comics<br />*Gradual release of support: provide lots of support initially, followed by more student independence.*<br />1. Introduction of strategy<br />2. Teacher demonstration of thinking<br />3. Strategy-in-use with text all kids can understand<br />4. Independent practice with text at kids’ independent level<br />5. Application of the strategy repeatedly across a number of different texts.<br /> Emphasize … THINK while you read!<br />Read Alouds: Oscar and the Frog by Geoff Waring, A Seed is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long, Actual Size by Steve Jenkins<br />
  4. 4. LITERACY SUPER STARS<br />Richard Allington<br />Kristy Morton and Leigh Anna Tyson<br />Patricia Cunningham <br />KatlinCartwright and Elaina Essey<br />Marie Clay <br />Nicole Craig and Mary Sweeney<br />Delores Durkin <br />Kelly Derby and Faith Sutton<br />P. David Pearson <br />Danielle Cooper and Mary Shiflet<br />
  5. 5. Video #1<br />As you watch this junior high/middle school teacher, think about how he is attempting to build background knowledge and to make his thinking about text visible to the students. How does he THINK ALOUD?<br /><br />
  6. 6. Now, let’s jack it up …<br />
  7. 7. What do you think of when I say baseball?<br />
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  10. 10.<br />Harry Caray, who is credited with singing it first at a ball game in 1971, once said, &quot;I would always sing it, because I think it&apos;s the only song I knew the words to!&quot; <br />On Opening Day in 1976 Bill Veeck noticed the fans were singing along with Caray so a secret microphone was placed in the broadcast booth the following day to allow ALL the fans to hear him. <br />Veeckexplained to Caray, &quot;Harry, anybody in the ballpark hearing you sing &apos;Take Me Out to the Ball Game&apos; knows that he can sing as well as you can. Probably better than you can. So he or she sings along. Hell, if you had a good singing voice you&apos;d intimidate them, and nobody would join in!&quot;<br />
  11. 11. Think about how you can…<br />Set your students up for success with the text.<br />Build their background knowledge of text.<br />Engage them in the text.<br />Think aloud about text.<br />Remember that YOU ARE THE EXPERT. How can you make your thinking about text visible for kids?<br />Reinforce that they should be thinking while they read.<br />
  12. 12. Video #2<br />Rich Thompson<br /><br />How does Mr. Thompson support conversation about text and comprehension?<br /><br />
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  14. 14. Video #3<br />Sheila Owens<br />Kindergarten<br />THINK ABOUT … How does Ms. Owens support comprehension?<br /><br />. Becoming Readers and WritersIn Sheila Owen&apos;s Beaumont, California kindergarten class, all five- and six-year-olds are &quot;readers and writers from day one.&quot; We see her students listen and respond to a story about pumpkins, create sentences using the word wall, and chant a poem on the letter D. Guided by Ms. Owen, they write a group account of the pumpkin life cycle, and then work independently on their writing. Go to this unit.<br /><br />
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  16. 16. For Thursday<br />Literature Circle Number 2!<br />
  17. 17. Read Aloud<br />