Reflection: Routines and Procedures Reader's Workshop: Revisiting The Rules And Procedures That Make It Work - Section 1: Warm Up

 

I often get a little resistance from students during this quick, four lesson unit.  However, two things happen over Winter Break.  First, students forget adult behaviors.  For Reader's/Writer's Workshop to be successful, students must often practice adult behaviors like listening well, looking a peer in the eye, speaking loudly, etc.  Second, students need a reminder of how to read critically.  We spend much time on this at the beginning of the year and after a two week Winter Break, students need to practice.  

 

Today's Warm-up went well, but tomorrow I want to expand on the behaviors.  In retrospect, I need to explain our workshop planning and remind them what their responsibilities are to help workshop run successfully.  

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  Routines and Procedures: Revisiting Norms
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Reader's Workshop: Revisiting The Rules And Procedures That Make It Work

Unit 2: New Year, New Students, Same Norms
Lesson 1 of 4

Objective: SWBAT propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that relate to the text to broader topics by engaging in Reader's Workshop.

Big Idea: Do I really need to practice behaviors? YES! We all need reminders!

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