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<ul><li>1.BalancedLiteracy Program By: Lizzie Pope Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. --Emilie Buchwald </li></ul> <p>2. Children becomereal readers by reading high-qualitytexts, hearing others read fluently, and by authentically interacting with texts. 3. Balanced Literacy Consists of Read AloudShared ReadingGuided ReadingLiterature CirclesIndependent ReadingModeled WritingInteractive WritingGuided WritingIndependent WritingSpelling and Word Study 4. Fitting it all in TimeSubject Balanced Literacy Element Morning Procedures Independent Writing Journaling8:40 9:00 Independent Reading Book SelectionModeled Writing, Interactive Writing, Independent 9:00 10:00 Writers WorkshopWriting, Guided Writing, &amp; Read AloudShared Reading, Guided Reading, Literature Circles, 10:00 11:30Reading Block Work Stations, Independent Reading, Read Aloud &amp;Word Study 11:30 12:15 Lunch/Recess 12:15 12:45Word StudySpelling &amp; Word Study 12:45 1:05Independent Reading Self-Selected Reading &amp; Reading Conferences 1:05 1:35 Special Area Class Shared Reading, Read Aloud &amp; Word Study 1:20 1:50 Intervention GroupsReading Interventions &amp; Enrichment1:50 2:50Math Shared Reading&amp; Independent Writing2:50 3:20Content Area Dependent upon the lesson 5. Benefits of Read AloudsStudents are introduced to avariety of textsStudents hear fluent readingTeacher shares her thinking(Think Alouds)Students are provided withquality writing modelsCreates a sense of community 6. Shared Reading Shared reading creates a safe environment for students to read aloud a text. Big books, charts, individualcopies or an overheadtransparency of a textmay be used for shared reading. 7. R guided reading, the teacher reading of In guides G small groups of students in the e texts that offer a bit, but not too much of a u challenge for them. (Graves, 256) a i d di e n d g 8. Independent Reading Students read texts that they have chosen. Books should be Good Fits Meet their need (toinform, entertain, or persuadethem) Match their interests At an appropriate reading level Students are given time to actually read. Students are encouraged to get comfortable. 9. Modeled Writing The teacher writes in front of the students. Teacher often shares her thinking as she goes through the writing process. 10. Guided Writing In guided writing, the teacher works withsmall groups of students and teaches them awriting strategy. These groups are formed based on a similar need.During interactive writing, the teacherand the students may share the pen.The class may share ideas and write apiece together. Or, the students andteacher may write back and forth withone another, possibly in journals, oncharts or sticky notes. Interactive Writing 11. Independent Writing Students are expected to choose their own topics. Students go through the writing process at their own pace. Published pieces are assessed using a rubric. 12. Students are given weekly spelling tests. Each child is expected to learn five new words each week.Students student vocabulary in context and explore word parts, Greek &amp; Latin roots, and make words during word study time. Spelling and Word Study 13. AssessmentsInformal Assessments Listening In Turn and Talk Running RecordsFormal Assessments Hand SignalsDIBELS Journals SRI (Scholastic Reading Inventory) Self-Evaluations AcuityISTEP+Comprehension TestsPublished WritingPresentations 14. Rubrics Rubrics are often used to evaluate students academic achievement and growth. 15. Types of Grouping 16. How You Can Help At Home At School Read aloud to Be a guest reader your child daily Share your Provide a variety expertise of texts for your Listen to child students read Write letters and notes to your child 17. Literary WebsitesCheck out the following websites to learn more ways in which you can help your child: www.readingrockets.org Reading Rockets provides many resources for children that are struggling with reading. www.rif.org Reading is Fundamental contains a lot of research-based strategies on how you can help your child. www.colorincolorado.org A great website aimed at helping English Language Learners become literate. 18. Works CitedGraves, M.F., Juel, C., &amp; Graves, B.B. (2007). Teaching reading in the 21st century. Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc. Trelease, J. (2008). Jim trelease's home page. Retrieved from http://www.trelease-on-reading.com </p>