Reflection: Student Led Inquiry Laying the Foundation Day 1 - Section 4: Independent Practice

 

It should be noted that students need a lot of modeling, guided practice, and independent practice to get to an awareness point that they really do not understand or know an unfamiliar word or phrase.  As any experienced teacher would tell you, many times First Graders want to please their teacher and will write as many words as possible on their paper in order to seek appraisal, at the other end of the spectrum are the students who lack confidence in their ability to read- and they too will write many words.  Besides modeling and practicing in differentiated reading groups, I also help students realize they really do know words through our spelling program, along with grammar and spelling activity sheets that include synonyms, homophones, and cloze reading activities where students need to choose the correct word to finish the paragraph.

  Student Awareness
  Student Led Inquiry: Student Awareness
Loading resource...
 

Laying the Foundation Day 1

Unit 3: Learning New Words and Making Discoveries
Lesson 1 of 7

Objective: “SWBAT use text and picture clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words in the text.

Big Idea: Instead of telling your students new word meanings, let them take ownership for their learning.

  Print Lesson
6 teachers like this lesson
getting the
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
Similar Lessons
 
You Are My Sunshine
1st Grade ELA » Meaning from Poetry, Songs, and Stories
Big Idea: Students will listen to two songs and analyze excerpts from the text.
  Favorites(17)
  Resources(26)
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
Regan Aymett
 
Frog and Toad Are Friends - The Lost Button
1st Grade ELA » Frog and Toad Are Friends
Big Idea: Hang on tight! The students are recording events and evidence from the story so they can use that evidence to answer comprehension questions.
  Favorites(12)
  Resources(19)
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
Valerie Gresser
 
Hidden Hints
1st Grade ELA » Wemberly Worried
Big Idea: Captions give the reader more details about what is going on.
  Favorites(16)
  Resources(13)
Faison, NC
Environment: Rural
Laura Quellhorst
 
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close