The Daily Five&C.A.F.E.“A Readers Workshop Approach to Small Guided Reading”Serina Brown
The Daily 5 and C.A.F.E are based off of research and studiesconducted by several respected names in education such as,Reggie Routman, Gay Su Pinnell and Ralph Fletcher to name afew.It is using what research has shown to be the best practices inliteracy instruction.
The Daily Five & C.A.F.EWill Allow Teachers to…• differentiate instruction in the classroom.• teach children in “smaller” groups.• conference with individual students.• “clearly” organize reading strategies.• have “TRUE” flexible reading groups.• create powerful readers, writers and criticalthinkers.
• meaningful and engaging literacy tasks• will assist students in developing daily habits ofreading, writing and working with peers• organized centers• Leads to a lifetime of independent literacyWhat is the Daily 5?
• Read to Self• Work on Writing-Blogging- Epals-Photo Story-Writing journal• Read to Someone• Word Work• Listen to Reading-Storyline online-Tumblebooks-Starfall-Pebble GoThe Daily 5 Tasks
What Does Daily 5 Look Like?Students gather for mini-lessons followed bychoice times where they choose one of fivetasks and work independently while theteacher meets with individuals/smallgroups."With the introduction of choice, a childs world changes!"(Boushey & Moser, p. 20)
What Does Daily 5 Look Like?75 or 90 minutes will have 3 rounds containing:Round 17-10 minutes of whole group Focus Lessonfollowed by15-20 minutes of independent work/teacherdoing small groupRound 27-10 minutes of whole group Focus Lessonfollowed by15-20 minutes of independent work/teacherdoing small groupRound 37-10 minutes of whole group Focus Lessonfollowed by15-20 minutes of independent work/teacherdoing small group60 minutes will have 2 rounds containing:Round 17-10 minutes of whole group Focus Lessonfollowed by20 minutes of independent work/teacher doingsmall groupRound 27-10 minutes of whole group Focus Lessonfollowed by20 minutes of independent work/teacher doingsmall group
First Focus Lessonhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNmjXPV_OkoIPICkI choose a bookPurposeInterestComprehendKnowthe words.
Accelerate student learningUSING THE CAFÉ MENU to Support Balanced LiteracyDyer-Kelly Elementary, SJUSDStaff DevelopmentThe C.A.F.E. allows teachers to assiststudents to “dig deeper”.C.A.F.E.ComprehensionAccuracyFluencyExpand Vocabulary
What is C.A.F.E.? Reading & Writing assessment program Integrated with Daily 5 Involves goal setting Allows for small strategy groupsUSING THE CAFÉ MENU to Support Balanced LiteracyDyer-Kelly Elementary, SJUSDStaff Development
How to approachC.A.F.E. strategiesIdentify what goal and strategy is to be taught/re-taughtduring whole group mini lesson* See Ready Reference Forms*Teach the strategyStudents practice with partners A student should write, illustrate and display the strategyin the classroom.
Data Binder• Keeping track form–This is a simple grid with each child’s name onit.–Conferencing will occur depending uponstudent need• Strategy group form–This form is used to plan lessons for childrenwith similar goals.What’s In it?
Data Binder Cont.• The Literacy Cafe Menu• Reading Conference Form• Writing Conference form• Calendars• Appointments• Whole group mini lessons instruction• Assessment DataLet’s take a peek inside Ms. Brown’s data binder.
Strategy Groups• Meet one-on-one with students, assess usingReading 3-D, DIBELS (progress monitoring)• Talk to students using the language of the menu• Set goals and identify areas of need• Record information in data binder• Group students by the same strategy
Why Daily 5 and C.A.F.E.?• Individualized attention• Motivation, Engagement & Learning• Higher Level Thinking (uses upper part of brain)• Direct Instruction• Consistency• Develops independent readers• Guide for instruction• CAFÉ board is a visual aid to help students• Collection of reading strategies to apply during each readingexperience along with Gradual Release of Responsibility• Accountability
Helpful WebsitesMrs. Bainbridge’s ClassTeachers D5 Share and Swap StopDelightful Daily Five CafeThe Daily CaféThe Sisters
CreditsBoushey, Gail & Moser, Joan (2006). The Daily Five. Portland, ME: StenhousePublishers.Boushey, Gail & Moser, Joan (2009). The CAFÉ Book. Portland, ME: StenhousePublishers & Ontario, Canada: Pembroke PublishersFremont Public Schools Fall In-Service 2010 power pointDaily Five A daily routine for reading and writing power point