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Fostering a love of reading to transform your good readers into GREAT ones!


<ul><li> 1. Dont Bug Me! ImReading!Fostering a love of reading to transform your good readers into GREAT ones!By Becky Johnson</li></ul> <p> 2. Why Do You Teach Reading? For kids to become successful For information gathering For kids to love it 3. The Reading Zone Have I ever been in the Zone?How can I create the Zone in my classroom? 4. What is Readers Workshop? 5. The First 20 Days Are The MostImportant! 6. Establishing ACommunity of Readers Fountas and Pinnell detailthe first 20 days in theircomplete guide to a readersand writers workshop. (Seehandout) 7. The Top 10 School Conditions That MakeEngaged Reading Possible(Nancy Atwell) 8. #1 Booktalks and Mini Lessons Create a rating system 1-105 stars(10 Spot) Kids booktalk the last 5 minutes of each workshop (only on books they rateda 10) When YOU are excited about reading, the kids willbe too 9. #2 A Big, Diverse Classroom Library 10. #3 - Quiet, DailyIn-class Time To ReadCreate specific readersworkshop rules, and stick to them. 11. #4 Individuals FreeChoice of Books, Authorsand Genres The never speechRange of 5-15 pages each night for September and October Ready for a green light?Kids eventually set weekly goalsEvery second book of the samegenre, switch it up 12. #5 Recommendationsof Books By Teachers and FriendsSpecial Bookshelf The 10 Spot What are YOU reading? 13. #6 Comfort DuringIn-class Reading Time#7 Students Blogto Teachers andFriends 14. #8 Individuals ConversationsWith Their Teacher About Their Reading 15. #9 Individuals Lists ofBooks They Want To ReadSomedayWe use the last page in our Reading notebooks to keepour someday list. 16. #10 Last, But Not Least, HomeworkReading of At Least 30 Minutes Each Night 17. Two Weeks At a GlanceMonday A Week Teach comprehension strategy whole group, Check SOC Tuesday A Week Whole class lesson using Basal readingstory- read and work with comp. strategy with that story. 10 mins. ofreading time, check SOC Wednesday A Week Whole class/individual work on strategy. 15-20 mins of reading time. Check SOC (last 5 mins.Kids can booktalk and add to 10 Spot.) Thursday A Week Kids either begin comp. strategy with novels or continue with leveled books. Check SOC Friday A WeekWork with leveled books or novels. Check SOC 18. B WeekMonday B Week Optional teacher booktalks, vocabulary lesson, reteach A week comprehension lesson as needed. Check SOC Tuesday B Week Booktalks, - Begin checking kids grasp ofcomprehension strategy in small group format. Kids are reading while I am meeting with groups. Check SOCWednesday B Week Continue to meet with small groups oncomprehension skill. Reading time provided. Check SOC Thursday B WeekReading time provided. Check SOCFriday B Week Finish meeting with all kids. Give end of unit reading test and go over results with class. Check SOC 19. Questions??? </p>