Class #5
Big Questions <ul><li>How do I DI with reading in my mixed ability classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I DI using student ...
Homework reflection <ul><li>Meet with your Content Buddy and discuss your note-taking or readiness assessment worksheet th...
In your reflection section… <ul><li>What are three things I should remember about last week’s class and information proces...
Big Question #1 <ul><li>How do I DI with reading in a mixed ability classroom? </li></ul>
Guided questions for reading <ul><li>Why focus on reading? </li></ul><ul><li>How does teaching vocab help with reading? </...
Some facts <ul><li>What are the results of in-school reading? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased math scores </li></ul></ul><...
How much in-school reading is needed? <ul><li>Most students average 7 minutes daily in school reading throughout their sch...
What does in-school reading look like? <ul><li>TWI  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To: read to the students as they read along </li...
Reading To: Read alouds <ul><li>Ambrose Beirce’s  </li></ul><ul><li>The Boarded Window </li></ul>
Reading With <ul><li>Paraphrase passport </li></ul><ul><li>Paired reading </li></ul>
<ul><li>What is content literacy all about? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I deal with content literacy in my own classroom? </...
Content Literacy <ul><li>After 3 rd  grade books stop being story books and start being expository or informational. </li>...
Text-books <ul><li>How to read a textbook (literally) </li></ul><ul><li>How to utilize non-text functions of a textbook.  ...
Reflection <ul><li>Big Question: How do I DI with reading in my mixed ability classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>In the reflecti...
Big Question #2 <ul><li>How do I DI using student interest? </li></ul>
Pre-test <ul><li>Student learning style (Gardner) </li></ul><ul><li>Student interest </li></ul>
Learning Profile <ul><li>A million learning style tests exist, use multiple tests for more accurate results. </li></ul><ul...
Student Interest <ul><li>Create an interest survey before the beginning of each unit/lesson that allows you to assess what...
Tomlinson Ch. 9 <ul><li>For reading this week you read over Ch. 9 on student readiness.  Meet with your Profile Buddy and ...
Reflection <ul><li>In your reflection section ask yourself two questions that you still have about Student Interest. </li>...
Homework <ul><li>Read Ch. 10 in Tomlinson </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a reading strategy that you could use with your student...
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  • Differentiated Instruction Class 5

    1. 1. Class #5
    2. 2. Big Questions <ul><li>How do I DI with reading in my mixed ability classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I DI using student interest? </li></ul>
    3. 3. Homework reflection <ul><li>Meet with your Content Buddy and discuss your note-taking or readiness assessment worksheet that you created based on last class. </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate the statements that I hand out to you and come up with what you think are the top five statements based on the article. </li></ul>
    4. 4. In your reflection section… <ul><li>What are three things I should remember about last week’s class and information processing when I create unit plans? </li></ul>
    5. 5. Big Question #1 <ul><li>How do I DI with reading in a mixed ability classroom? </li></ul>
    6. 6. Guided questions for reading <ul><li>Why focus on reading? </li></ul><ul><li>How does teaching vocab help with reading? </li></ul><ul><li>What is reading all about anyway? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I make a difference in my students’ reading lives and therefore a difference in their performance in class? </li></ul>
    7. 7. Some facts <ul><li>What are the results of in-school reading? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased math scores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvement in discipline, attendance, and self-esteem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvement in problem solving skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased reading ability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Double the rate of reading growth for average student </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Triple the rate for disadvantaged students </li></ul></ul></ul>
    8. 8. How much in-school reading is needed? <ul><li>Most students average 7 minutes daily in school reading throughout their school careers. </li></ul><ul><li>High School students average 2 minutes a day. </li></ul><ul><li>The Institute for Academic Excellence research indicates that to get results like those above, students must engage in 60 minutes of reading practice daily. </li></ul>
    9. 9. What does in-school reading look like? <ul><li>TWI </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To: read to the students as they read along </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With: students interact with each other in assisted reading. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Independently: silent reading </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Reading To: Read alouds <ul><li>Ambrose Beirce’s </li></ul><ul><li>The Boarded Window </li></ul>
    11. 11. Reading With <ul><li>Paraphrase passport </li></ul><ul><li>Paired reading </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>What is content literacy all about? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I deal with content literacy in my own classroom? </li></ul>
    13. 13. Content Literacy <ul><li>After 3 rd grade books stop being story books and start being expository or informational. </li></ul><ul><li>The shift is fundamental and research proves that it DOES make a difference to teach content literacy. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Text-books <ul><li>How to read a textbook (literally) </li></ul><ul><li>How to utilize non-text functions of a textbook. </li></ul><ul><li>Content vocabulary is a given at this point. </li></ul><ul><li>Scaffold the aid given in reading. </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic organizers/reading questions </li></ul>
    15. 15. Reflection <ul><li>Big Question: How do I DI with reading in my mixed ability classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>In the reflection section of your notebook think about how to better teach reading strategies given your specific content area. </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with your content buddy and discuss how to deal with this. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Big Question #2 <ul><li>How do I DI using student interest? </li></ul>
    17. 17. Pre-test <ul><li>Student learning style (Gardner) </li></ul><ul><li>Student interest </li></ul>
    18. 18. Learning Profile <ul><li>A million learning style tests exist, use multiple tests for more accurate results. </li></ul><ul><li>Design the overarching standard that you want them to meet and then design the project that allows them to reach the standard in different ways. </li></ul><ul><li>RAFT(s) can do this as well. </li></ul>
    19. 19. Student Interest <ul><li>Create an interest survey before the beginning of each unit/lesson that allows you to assess what the students are interested in. </li></ul><ul><li>Choice reading </li></ul><ul><li>Choice assignments (contracts) </li></ul>
    20. 20. Tomlinson Ch. 9 <ul><li>For reading this week you read over Ch. 9 on student readiness. Meet with your Profile Buddy and spend the next ten minutes discussing the chapter and the important points. </li></ul><ul><li>Come up with the five most important things that the chapter says. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Reflection <ul><li>In your reflection section ask yourself two questions that you still have about Student Interest. </li></ul>
    22. 22. Homework <ul><li>Read Ch. 10 in Tomlinson </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a reading strategy that you could use with your students and explain how/why? </li></ul><ul><li>Bring material to work on your mid-term exam. </li></ul>

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