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Why You Should Let Writing Objectives Drive Reading Instruction (Sometimes)

I spent a good part of one summer working with a group of  clever teachers creating units of study for writing instruction. The writer’s notebook became the centerpiece for our classes, and we created notebook work that would help students develop writing muscles. 1,023 more words

Les nouvelles - 2-6 mars, 2015

She’s part of question 2. photo credit: flickr user ursulakm via cc 677 more words

Purposes for Reading—A Digital Simulation

By Thomas DeVere Wolsey

Students sometimes have difficulty understanding why they might want to reread a text. A simulation, part of an online professional development program from Annenberg Learner, clearly demonstrates how different purposes for reading result in attending to different words in the text.  106 more words


2015 Barrow 5th Grade Battle of the Books

Twenty two 5th graders have been busy since December reading a list of 10 books chosen to be a part of the 2015 Battle of the Books.   429 more words


3.(6) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Poetry

The sites included on this Thinglink are addressing the 3.6 TEK. However, since the TEKS are vertically aligned, these activities can be used as differentiated instruction and by other grade levels. 34 more words

Use the K-W-L approach before reading to activate prior knowledge

K-W-L charts have been used by reading teachers for almost 30 years, but they can be just as useful to parents of young children to help them with reading comprehension. 400 more words

Methods Of Teaching Reading

Les nouvelles - 23-27 février, 2015

I can be reached at lisa_noble@kprdsb.ca. I’m @nobleknits2 on Twitter, and our class hashtag is #laclasseaqm.

 I’m Madame Noble, and I teach Core French to students in Grade 5-8. 719 more words