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11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading

11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading
Round Robin Reading (RRR) has been a classroom staple for over 200 years and an activity that over half of K-8 teachers report using in one of its many forms, such as Popcorn Reading. RRR's popularity endures, despite overwhelming criticism that the practice is ineffective for its stated purpose: enhancing fluency, word decoding, and comprehension. Cecile Somme echoes that perspective in Popcorn Reading: The Need to Encourage Reflective Practice: "Popcorn reading is one of the sure-fire ways to get kids who are already hesitant about reading to really hate reading." Facts About Round Robin Reading In RRR, students read orally from a common text, one child after another, while the rest of the class follows along in their copies of the text. Several spinoffs of the technique offer negligible advantages over RRR, if any. Popcorn Reading: A student reads orally for a time, and then calls out "popcorn" before selecting another student in class to read. Why all the harshitude? 1. 2. 4. 5. 6. Related:  ReadSpecialpedagogik

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London Short Fiction: The Fingernail Fairy Continuing our series of short fiction set in, or influenced by London. This week’s story by Tracy Kuhn is one of the finalists in our competition with the British Academy’s Literature Week to find a new modern fairy tale for London. To explore the Literature Week programme and register visit the British Academy’s website. Alana pulled her coat around her and shivered. She really needed a new one; the long, faded velvet frock coat was starting to look shabby. Those days were long gone. She shifted around on the windowsill to look at her reflection and flinched. Not that she hadn’t been warned. He’d talked his way out of it of course, with a flash of snug fitting emerald green slacks; typical leprechaun. She reached into her pocket, pulled out the small metal tool she used to open windows and slid it along the edge of the glass, carefully removing it. “You’re here! “Yeah, whatever, go back to sleep, kid.” “Here you are.” She’d stepped back in horror. His lower lip wobbled. “I’m not drunk.

Great reading strategies: ‘First lines’ for developing comprehension Throughout the summer I’ve been posting a series of posts looking at communicative classroom reading strategies. I’ve started each post with this little bit of blurb explaining my thinking behind the series, as well as what you can expect to find in each post. Although this is now the sixth post of the series, please feel free to read on (you should probably skip this section if you’ve read my previous entries in the series). As far as I’m concerned, when implementing strategy training of this kind in your classes teacher demonstration, modeling, and follow-up independent practice are all critical factors for success. Each strategy in this series of posts will most likely include most – if not all – of the following: Advice on how to implement the strategy in your classesExamplesPutting it into practice with second language learnersThe supporting research / recommended further readingDownloadable templates will also be available for most of the strategies we’ll look at here on the blog.

untitled pmwiki.php?n=Novels To view the details of an annotation, use the '+' sign to expand an entry. If an entry is in boldface, this indicates it is also a link; clicking on those words will open the associated link for your view. "Blank Map of Europe" Before reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas it is important for the students to have an understanding of what the holocaust was. Being as how the story revolves around the young boy Bruno living on the outside of Auschwitz and trying to make sense of what he witnesses, the students need to have a basic understanding of what the death camps were. “Holocaust Terms Glossary” I feel that it is very important to discuss as a class the holocaust in general before beginning the study of the novel, and in order to initiate a discussion I would have the class work together to create an ABC’s of the holocaust book. “Introduction to the Holocuast.” Sanders, Jessica. Sanders, Jessica. I would introduce the theme of clothes and status in the novel. Bernard, J.

Five close reading strategies to support the Common Core I walked in to my first college class, Political Science 101, eager to learn. For my inaugural college assignment, my professor asked the class to read the first three chapters of the textbook for the next class period. That night, I returned to my dorm room, determined to learn everything I could in those three chapters. However, when I opened my textbook it was unlike anything I had read in high school. I shrugged, pulled out my highlighter and started highlighting. I quickly realized that I had no real game plan for reading this complicated textbook. Flash forward to my first few years of teaching. While this method may have been slightly more effective than what I used that first day of college, it was still too vague and ambiguous for my students. Last fall, I attended an AVID workshop about critical reading strategies. 1. The Common Core asks students to be able to cite and refer to the text. 2. 3. Telling students to simply underline “the important stuff” is too vague. 4. 5.