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Of course, since many children will want to participate, there might be more than 3-2-1 ideas/questions in each three-two-one at any time during a lesson to encourage students to think about their learning:As a check for understanding during any portion of the class discussions as a way for students to record their a closing activity so that students can review what was learned in the an exit ticket at the end of the class e and contrast a way to compare and contrast, have students record three similarities between two items, two differences, and one question they still have about reading, have students record three of the most important ideas from the text, two supporting details for each of the ideas, and one question they have about each of the the students create a triangle and divide it into three sections horizontally. We place a large emphasis on capturing all kinds of ideas through field journals and i want students to capture their favorite scenes in books, scenes that are turning points in the stories, to show they are visualizing, an important part of reading well i think.
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Yes, part of our reading instruction is to teach our kids how to be able to critique literature, and to how to articulate their ideas about literature in well written essays and reading responses. The lesson, have each student record three things he or she learned from the , have students record two things that they found interesting and that they’d like to learn more , have students record one question they still have about the y, the most important step is to review the students’ responses.
Mary shared some beautiful examples of creative approaches to reading responses:The journals were lovely to look at, but, more importantly, they expressed such a range and depth of thought and creativity. Created a simple list of some ideas they could tackle :The “creative reading response”: making your thinking unexpected turn of setting – or a change in mood of the story.
For example, if a character’s goal is to “win karate tournament,” smaller steps might include, “practice 2 hours a day” and “watch opponents compete. Arts: great free teaching software for middle g avatars teach 30 language arts mini-lessons via digital projector or smart board while you relax.
You may also scroll down the page manually if you choose to do ding to literature g analysis izable graphic to top of following webs focus on the literary techniques gh the screenshots you will see here have been size and somewhat in clarity, i think you'll be able to see the s, subheaders, and overall design fairly ding to literature to top of of the forms in this section are designed to elicit subjective responses from student readers. Writing prompts for persuasive and expository writing prompts: over two and a half school years' worth of prompts for persuasive and expository compositions.
M combining two poetic forms here: the “concrete” or shaped poem that middle school students are probably very familiar with, and the “found” poem, which they may not know. Shubitz on thursday january 30, 2014 at 2:36 pm said:It’s so useful to see all of these incredible visuals of your students’ responses.
It’s my firm belief that our major task as reading educators is to foster and nurture in our students a genuine love for reading. I imagine your eight year olds would love to try their hand at a creative response or on thursday january 30, 2014 at 7:29 pm said:Tara smith on thursday january 30, 2014 at 8:11 pm said:I am heading over to handmade thinking right away, sara.
Editor’s note: marilyn’s handout is reproduced in her scholastic book 50 common core reading response activities. Reading testsreading practice packetsspelling wizardtest taking tipsreading liststools for website recognitionwebsite awardswinners' showcaseadditional teaching tools50 award certificatesbulletin board ideasteacher time saversyour teaching ideas.
Malady this looks like yousee morefree readingreading logsguided readingreading response logteaching readingreading response activitiesreading binderpartner readingteaching ideasforwardthis is a list of prompts for your students to use when responding to text. This technique can be adapted for middle or high school the beginning of the year, i give students a list of 10-15 rr “types” with descriptions for each.
Reading responses (rrs) is one of the most effective techniques i know to get kids to formulate new ideas about a fiction or non-fiction text while referring to the text as they do so. Smith on thursday january 30, 2014 at 9:22 am said:We use a lot of these response strategies in our book clubs, paulina – some times in group work, and sometimes as individual responses that can spur book club on thursday january 30, 2014 at 7:36 am said:I heard mary speak and share reading responses at the oct reunion sat and encouraged my students to respond this way too.
Journal writing prompts: enough for every day of the school l writing prompts: these high-interest prompts will encourage kids to describe, explain, persuade, and narrate every day of the school year . My kids were reading lots of wonderful books, and they were also writing lots of wonderful letters: the literary letters were working for , there were some doubts i’d had from the beginning which continued to nag:How much time was spent writing about reading as opposed to reading?
Day of school: absolute musts for getting off to a great for a great first day of school: use the wow! My students loved the letters, too, and many said it was one of the things they missed most about their reading lives after they’d left sixth after nancie published the reading zone, in which she rethought the purpose and structure of the literary letters, and moved over to letter-essays once every three weeks, i didn’t see the need to change practices in my own classroom.