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Word Walls

What are Word Walls? A word wall is an organized collection of words prominently displayed in a classroom. This display is used as an interactive tool for teaching reading and spelling to children. There are many different types of word … Continue reading

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Reading for Meaning

What is Reading for Meaning? Children become curious about printed symbols once they recognize that print, like talk, conveys meaningful messages that direct, inform or entertain people. By school age, many children are eager to continue their exploration of print. … Continue reading

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Response Journal

What is a Response Journal? Response journals require the students to write about what they felt while reading a book or listening to a story. What is its purpose? Response Journals record student feelings, responses, and reactions to reading texts. … Continue reading

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Readers’ Theatre

What is Readers’ Theatre ? Readers theatre is a joint dramatic reading from a text, usually with no memorization, no movement and a minimum of props. It involves children in oral reading through reading parts in scripts. Unlike traditional theatre, … Continue reading

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Reading for Meaning

What is Reading for Meaning? Children become curious about printed symbols once they recognize that print, like talk, conveys meaningful messages that direct, inform or entertain people. By school age, many children are eager to continue their exploration of print. … Continue reading

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Literature Circles

What are Literature Circles? “In literature circles, small groups of students gather together to discuss a piece of literature in depth. The discussion is guided by students’ response to what they have read. You may hear talk about events and … Continue reading

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