Reading

The following is a summary of the daily reading components:

  • Guided Reading: small group instruction based on student needs.
  • Reader’s Workshop: whole group instruction with an in-depth focus on how reading works.
  • Read Aloud: the teacher reads literature to the students modeling strategies with a focus on comprehension.
  • Shared Reading: the teacher and students participate in reading an enlarged text.
  • Independent Reading: students read literature of their choice at their independent level to practice fluent and phrased reading.

 

Unit of Study
Building a Reading Life
How Readers Respond to Their Reading Through Writing
Characterization
Road Map of Fiction
Interpretation of Illustrations in Fiction and Nonfiction
Determine Central Message, Lesson, or Moral of Story
Nonfiction
Compare & Contrast Different Versions of the Same Story
Point of View
Identifying the Main Purpose of a Text
Road Map of Fiction
Asking & Answering Questions Within Fiction and Nonfiction
Compare & Contrast Two Texts on the Same Topic
Poetry
Book Talks
Literature Discussion Groups
Research

 

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