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Break for Reading with a Buddy
This a unique tip for getting younger readers excited about books. See how Joyce J. fosters the love of reading in her classroom.
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Building Reading Stamina
Ms. Johannsen has a personalized twist on The Daily Five reading strategy for her third- and fifth- grade students. It emphasizes sustained silent reading, and students have so much fun that they actually encourage each other to do better every day.
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Getting Straight to Work
It’s easy to be organized at the beginning of the school year, butthe paper and projects soon pile up. Here's a tip to help you keep a clutter-free classroom right from the start.
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Independent Reading Time
From the very beginning of the year, I teach my students to be independent workers. I systematically teach, model, and practice how they are to utilize their independent time...
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Magnified Reading
Ms. Modder’s special education class is easily distracted during sustained silent reading. To complicate matters, several students must read aloud to aid comprehension. What to do? Discover how she solved the problem with some inexpensive PVC piping.
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Read Share Pairs
One of the ways I get my students to enjoy reading independently is by having an activity I call Read Share Pairs. I ask each student to give me the names of five other kids in the class (at least one...
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Reading and Baseball
Our middle school participates in the Kane County Cougars' Ozzie's Club, which is a reading incentive program sponsored by the Class A, minor league baseball team Kane County (Illinois) Cougars that r...
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Sharing Books Every Day
I prefer to keep my elementary students in five rows... Not only does the row with the corresponding day get to line up first, but on that day they get to share...
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Silent Reading Baskets
My students used to waste a lot of their silent reading time picking out their books so I purchased a plastic basket for each student. When my students arrive in the morning, it is their job to pick o...
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SSR Comprehension
Some of my students were less than excited about SSR time. I found that often students were pretending to read but were really just turning the pages, with little or no comprehension of the story. Now...
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