Reflection: Shared Expectations I Can Read ANYWHERE! - Section 4: Assessment


Setting up a procedure for silent reading is important in maintaining a quiet learning environment.  By assigning each child to a book nook, I have control over the types of areas used for silent reading, and I can train the children how to maintain their reading in that location.  After a few weeks of using the chart with me manipulating the situation, I can turn it over to the children to make their own book nook decisions.  A few weeks after that, the children no longer need the chart because they no the places where they feel the most comfortable.

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Unit 12: Beginning Literacy
Lesson 9 of 16

Objective: SWBAT find a personal space in the room where he can read-to-self with stamina. Student Objective: I can read silently to myself for five minutes.

Big Idea: When children are comfortable about reading they become better readers.

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