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Created by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, ARTSEDGE provides resources and examples for teachers to teach in, through and about the arts. The site includes lesson plans, advocacy and professional development resources, and up-to-date information on arts programs from around the world. Visit ARTSEDGE Developed by the Council for Economic Education, EconEdLink provides teachers and students with lessons and classroom learning activities based on economics topics in the news and real-time economics data. Visit EconEdLink Presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities, EDSITEment features lesson plans and additional classroom resources about art and culture, literature and language arts, foreign language, history and social studies. Visit EDSITEment Visit Illuminations. Reading Workshop Strategies. Reading Workshop is a powerful way to structure your reading class.

Reading Workshop Strategies

Using this model involves encouraging your students to choose their own books as well as providing significant amounts of time for them to read independently. By allowing your students to choose their own books, you can foster a love of reading that will last a lifetime. Research shows that when children spend more time reading, they become better readers. With a little guidance and encouragement from a teacher who loves to read, students can learn to select appropriate books and discover joy in reading. To find out more about this approach, select one of the topics below or scroll through the items on this page. ~ Laura Candler. Videos. This Month's Featured Videos (8) Scholastic News: Martin Luther King Scholastic News: Martin Luther KingA video about a man that changed America.


Kid Reporter Interviews Ruby Bridges Kid Reporter Interviews Ruby BridgesOn Nov. 14, 1960, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges became the first African-American student to attend William Franz Elementary School in New Orleans. Fifty years later, Kid Reporter Abi Lista talks with Bridges about her experience. The Hero Two Doors Down The Hero Two Doors DownSharon Robinson Middle Grades Jackie Robinson and Civil Rights Jackie Robinson and Civil RightsA video about Jackie Robinson breaking the color line in Major League Baseball, and other civil rights milestones Clifford Norman Bridwell Interview Clifford Norman Bridwell InterviewBeloved author and illustrator Norman Bridwell talks about Clifford. Chasing Lincoln’s Killer. Writer's Workshop Resources and Ideas. The majority of time of Writing Workshop is devoted to independent writing.

Writer's Workshop Resources and Ideas

During this time, students are prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing their pieces. Depending on the age and abilities of your students, independent writing can be as short as 15 minutes or as long as 45-60 minutes. It helps to build stamina with your class, beginning with a short amount of time and building that time until they can work for up 30 minutes or more. According to Katie Wood Ray (The Writing Workshop, 2001), students can also do other activities during their writing time, such as. Reading Workshop - Information, ideas, and resources from Busy Teacher's Cafe.

The Reading Workshop is a teaching method in which the goal is to teach students strategies for reading and comprehension.

Reading Workshop - Information, ideas, and resources from Busy Teacher's Cafe

The workshop model allows teachers to differentiate and meet the needs of all their students. Reading Workshop helps to foster a love of reading and gives students chances to practice reading strategies independently and with guidance. This workshop model is similar to the Writing Workshop model. Many school districts use the Reading Workshop Model but there are other models of literacy instruction as well. Please see Balanced Literacy Framework page for more information on another literacy model of instruction. 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. Into the Book: Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies. Interactive Reading Model. Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices. Teaching Reading K-2 Workshop.

Write in the Middle: A Workshop for Middle School Teachers. Teaching Reading 3-5 Workshop. Making Meaning in Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8. Making Meaning in Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8. Inside Writing Communities, Grades 3-5. Program 1.

Inside Writing Communities, Grades 3-5

Engaging With Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5. Workshop 1.

Engaging With Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5

Foundations Meet the eight teachers in the video programs and find out what kinds of literary experiences have had the most meaning for them. The group talks about how they have brought a love of literature to their students. Observe the teachers in their classrooms and see how this love of literature directly informs their work. In a think-aloud, the teachers demonstrate the habits and processes that successful readers employ.

Go to this unit. Engaging With Literature: A Video Library, Grades 3-5. 1.

Engaging With Literature: A Video Library, Grades 3-5

Signposts This program introduces the principles that form the backbone of this video library — effective practices for engaging in literature. Dr. Judith Langer explains the characteristics that decades of research have shown to be most effective in building classrooms where students are active learners, building and sharing their individual and richly involved understandings of works of literature — what she calls envisionments. These characteristics are shown in action through introductory visits to the classrooms of the eight teachers who appear in this video library. Go to this unit. 2. 3. 4. Bridging the Summer Reading Gap. Child Research and Study Center - University at Albany - SUNY - KIPP Framework for Excellent Teaching- Spring 2011.