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Wednesday, April 18

  1. page Pre-reading edited ... Pre-ReadingPre-Reading ABC Brainstorm - Students try to list something they know about the to…
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    ABC Brainstorm - Students try to list something they know about the topic for each letter of the alphabet
    **Activate Prior Knowledge** - A list of different strategies you can try
    Anticipation Guide (Another example of an Anticipation Guide)
    Associogram - Teacher provides a list of character traits, concepts, objects, pictures, or themes students will encounter in the story. Students make a web in which they list associations they make with each one.
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  2. page Pre-reading edited ... KWL Chart (Modified) - Students use a chart to analyze what they know, want to know, what they…
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    KWL Chart (Modified) - Students use a chart to analyze what they know, want to know, what they think they will learn, how they will find out, and what they learned
    Magic Box - Place objects that represent key events, items, or themes from the story into a bag or box. Allow students to take turns feeling the items and describing them to their classmates. Alternatively, students can take turns extracting items from the box, and then students do a pre-reading activity associated with that particular item
    Mind's Eye - Teacher reads aloud vocabulary words, students visualize and predict content of text
    Mystery Picture - Cover a picture of a character, event, or setting from the story students will be reading with papers that look like numbered puzzle pieces. Ask students to select a piece and remove it. Ask them to describe what they see, to predict what might be under other pieces, to discuss what IS happening, what WILL happen, or what they think has JUST happened in the picture
    Opinionnaire/Survey - Ask students for their opinions about a key concept or controversial issue in the story (such as bullying, prejudice, stereotypes, technology use, welfare, or something that is going to happen in the upcoming portion of the story)
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Wednesday, April 5

  1. page During Reading edited ... Break up (scaffold) the text Critically process the content/meaning of the text (literally an…
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    Break up (scaffold) the text
    Critically process the content/meaning of the text (literally and in connection to students' personal lives)
    DevelopDiscuss academic content of the text (develop interpersonal communication skills skills)
    Evaluate comprehension
    During Reading/Listening/Viewing Activity Ideas:
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  2. page Pre-reading edited ... Purposes of Pre-reading: Activate students' prior knowledge and experiences Build oracy and…
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    Purposes of Pre-reading:
    Activate students' prior knowledge and experiences
    Build oracy and background knowledge
    Conceptual
    Cultural
    Language Patterns (Grammar)
    Vocabulary
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    and interest through contextualized, shared experiences
    Develop schema to help students' brains organize information (preview and predict)
    Establish a purpose for reading
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Wednesday, March 29

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    {Education Week 2015 Lifelong Reading Series By Small & Simple Things Handout.pdf}
    Digital Storytelling Tools
    International Book Lists
    Resources
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Wednesday, February 15

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Thursday, February 2

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    Compelling Stories
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