Presentation on theme: "CHANDRA REINERS FEBRUARY 2010 Literacy Workshop: The Mini-Lesson Component."— Presentation transcript:
CHANDRA REINERS FEBRUARY 2010 Literacy Workshop: The Mini-Lesson Component
The Mini-Lesson Work Time Share/ Reflect/ Review Mini- Lesson STUDENT
Mini-Lesson Purposes: The First 20 Days Management Mini-Lessons Establish the roles and routines-this is the vital part of establishing a successful workshop Strategy & Skill Mini- Lessons Prepares students for becoming strategic readers Literary Analysis Mini-Lessons Prepares students for thinking about their learning From Fountas & Pinnell’s Guided Readers and Writers: Grades 3-6
Management Mini-Lessons The room arrangement must support the workshop model. A circle/meeting area…yes, these are usually cramped, but an integral part of workshop success.
Management Mini-Lessons Students must be guided and given explicit expectations of what the Workshop Model looks like, sounds like, and feels like. All students must be actively engaged and help create living charts to refer to during worktime.
Strategy & Skill Mini-Lessons Strategy Lessons: Schema Making Connections Visualizing Questioning Inferring vs. Predicting Synthesizing Monitoring Comprehension “Strategies are ‘in the head’ processes that readers employ as they construct meaning from print…” Skill Lessons: Compare and contrast Word work Determining importance/Main idea Cause and effect Authors purpose Summarizing Skills are “the more mechanical aspects of reading: recognizing words, monitoring for accuracy, using the punctuation…” From pp. 128-129 Fountas & Pinnell’s Guided Readers and Writers: Grades 3-6
Literary Analysis Mini-Lessons Book Clubs/Lit Circles Document thinking in Reader Response Journals Independent Reading