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Fountas & Pinnell's Continuum of Learning. Reading Workshop Videos. Challenging Advanced Readers. The Literacy Teacher's Playbook- Jennifer Serravallo. The Importance of the Classroom Library. Assessment in My Reading Workshop. The Reading & Writing Project - Reading and Writing Performance Assessments. If you are experiencing difficulties viewing the PDF documents below we recommend that you download Foxit PDF Reader.

The Reading & Writing Project - Reading and Writing Performance Assessments

Common-Core-Aligned Performance Assessments These performance assessments were created by the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project for NYC Department of Education and some are owned by NYC Department of Education. The NYC Department of Education has agreed to allow Teachers College Reading and Writing Project to post the performance assessments online to support your students' academic progress. You must obtain permission from the NYC Department of Education for any other use of the assessments. Performance Assessments engage students in authentic, high-level work that is aligned to curricular standards so that teachers can more carefully plan for instruction that meets students where they are and moves them forward. In the case of the second grade assessment, children will study nonfiction reading and informational book writing as two separate but related units.

On Reading Logs. I write this post not to shun, not to rage, and not to put down.

On Reading Logs

I write this post not to say what is right or wrong, but instead to add a little tiny piece to the ongoing discussion of where reading logs may or may not fit into our classrooms. Of the damage and the usefulness of reading logs. This is not a post with absolutes, or at least, I don’t think it will be. Instead it is a post meant for discussion. I have written before on my complicated relationship with reading logs; from being a teacher who demanded all students fill them out, to a teacher who threw them out, to a teacher who was asked to use them as part of their teaching, to a teacher whose students asked them to stop, to a parent who has signed them.

My biggest issue with reading logs comes from the inherent lack of trust that they communicate; we do not trust you to read every night, we do not trust you to read long enough, we do not trust you to grow as a reader, so fill out this paper instead. Ask the students. The Classroom Library & Independent Reading. Humanities Meeting Dec 2015- Assessment in RW. KLL Burger Poster Letter.

Reader's Workshop. What is Reader's Workshop? Reader's Workshop provides students with a supportive environment that involves them in authentic reading experiences that focus on the strengths and needs of each individual student. Reader's Workshop helps kids develop strong reading skills through the use of a mini-lesson, shared reading, read aloud, conferencing, independent reading, paired reading, literature response, and Reader's Chair.

Nonfiction, Readers Workshop and Reading Strategies. Literacy / First 20 Days - Launching Reading Workshop. Readers' Workshop K-6 - Minilessons. Planning for Daily Intentional TeachingWhat do my students need to know?

Readers' Workshop K-6 - Minilessons

What strategies and knowledge help them as readers? In what way does this strategy look different across genre? What language will I use? What texts/materials will best support this instruction? Reader's Workshop. This website is designed and maintained by Karen A.

Reader's Workshop

McDavid © 2004. Ideas, content, activities, and documents for this website are copyrighted by Karen A. McDavid and should not be copied or downloaded without permission. All graphics seen throughout this website should not be removed, copied, or downloaded. You may download the banner below with a link back to this site. Reading Workshop: What It Looks Like in My Classroom. Serravallo StudyGuide. Reading Workshop Info parent presentation. Reading Workshop - Information, ideas, and resources from Busy Teacher's Cafe. Reader's Workshop.org. Interactive Read Aloud: How To Do It and Why It Works. Every teacher should know how to do an interactive read aloud.

Interactive Read Aloud: How To Do It and Why It Works

Here is why it works and how to do it. When you consider a framework for best literacy methods within a classroom, daily read alouds from a variety of genres should be a foundational teaching practice. There are a variety of purposes for reading books out loud. Sometimes it is simply for pleasure, and that is an experience many students never received. All About Balanced Literacy. Shared Reading is a link in helping students become independent readers.

All About Balanced Literacy

It allows the teacher to model and support students using prediction and confirming skills. It allows less confident students the chance to share stories/articles/poetry in a non­threatening situation. It focuses on the meaning, fun, enjoyment, characters and sequence of a story and allows them to relate it back to their own experiences. It promotes discussion, problem­ solving and critical thinking by students. Independent Reading: 101. What is Independent Reading, Really?

Independent Reading: 101

Independent reading is any time carved out of your day in which your students are reading self-selected books that are a "good fit" for them. There are different kinds of reading that may be going on in your room during this time and it will look different from classroom to classroom.The focus of this time is to support, encourage and validate your students as they grow as readers, through all of their ages and stages. The main components of independent reading are outlined below.

When do I find the Time?