# Supporting Readers in the Mathematics Environment presented by Quality Quinn.

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Supporting Readers in the Mathematics Environment presented by Quality Quinn

How we can help? Prepare for early success Prepare for early success Prevent learners from falling behind Prevent learners from falling behind Intervene for below level learners Intervene for below level learners Challenge above grade level learners Challenge above grade level learners

Text Structures

Language Arts

Whose woods these are I think I know: his house is in the village, though. He will not mind me stopping here to watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer to stop without a farmhouse near. He gives his harness bells a shake, to ask if there is some mistake.The only other sound’s the sweep of easy wind and downy flake. The woods are lovely dark and deep,but I have promises to keep…and miles to go before I sleep. And miles to go before I sleep. Whose woods these are I think I know: his house is in the village, though. He will not mind me stopping here to watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer to stop without a farmhouse near. He gives his harness bells a shake, to ask if there is some mistake.The only other sound’s the sweep of easy wind and downy flake. The woods are lovely dark and deep,but I have promises to keep…and miles to go before I sleep. And miles to go before I sleep. Pronouns, demonstrative adjectives Pronouns, demonstrative adjectives

Science

Science The Hall-Heroult process is essentially the electrolytic decomposition of purified bauxite. In a cell made of iron, a solution of Al 2 O 3 in molten cryolite, Na 3 AlF 6, conducts the current. The Hall-Heroult process is essentially the electrolytic decomposition of purified bauxite. In a cell made of iron, a solution of Al 2 O 3 in molten cryolite, Na 3 AlF 6, conducts the current. Procedural words, ordinals, first, then, next, etc. Procedural words, ordinals, first, then, next, etc.

Social Studies 8

Social Studies/History Although The Confederacy represented the Southern states, its army attacked Gettysburg from the North. The Confederate Generals, having spent a tough winter and spring in the Shenandoah Valley, were desperate for supplies, particularly shoes. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a farming and shoe manufacturing community would hopefully provide the much needed supplies. Although The Confederacy represented the Southern states, its army attacked Gettysburg from the North. The Confederate Generals, having spent a tough winter and spring in the Shenandoah Valley, were desperate for supplies, particularly shoes. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a farming and shoe manufacturing community would hopefully provide the much needed supplies. Subordinating conjunctions: since, while, because, although, yet, if, as if, however, etc. Subordinating conjunctions: since, while, because, although, yet, if, as if, however, etc.

Math

Math The architect and contractor were conferring over the blueprints of the new ten story parking garage. It needed to be ten floors and have space for compact cars. Each floor required twenty-two “I” beams, plus one additional beam for each additional floor after the first. Determine the number of “I” beams and show a possible structural configuration. The architect and contractor were conferring over the blueprints of the new ten story parking garage. It needed to be ten floors and have space for compact cars. Each floor required twenty-two “I” beams, plus one additional beam for each additional floor after the first. Determine the number of “I” beams and show a possible structural configuration.

Math Research Embed in real world:make it engaging, generating more questions Embed in real world:make it engaging, generating more questions Create a language rich classroom Create a language rich classroom Justifying, generalizations, highly verbal, highly visual students Justifying, generalizations, highly verbal, highly visual students Draw pictures, create mental images, foster visualization Draw pictures, create mental images, foster visualization Build from charts, graphs & tables- also, the misinterpretation of data Build from charts, graphs & tables- also, the misinterpretation of data Don’t leave out measurement Don’t leave out measurement

The three most important words for the struggling reader: VOCABULARY VOCABULARY Words-words-words-words-words- words-words-words-words-words- words-words-words-words-words- words-words-words-words-words-you get it!!!! Words-words-words-words-words- words-words-words-words-words- words-words-words-words-words- words-words-words-words-words-you get it!!!!

Registers of Language – R. Payne Frozen: Language that is always the same Frozen: Language that is always the same Formal : Standard sentence syntax of work and school. Formal : Standard sentence syntax of work and school. Consultative : Formal register when used with conversation. Discourse patterns slightly less formal. Consultative : Formal register when used with conversation. Discourse patterns slightly less formal. Casual : Language between friends: 400- 800 word vocabulary. Non-specific word- choice; non-verbal assists determine meaning. Sentence syntax often incomplete. Casual : Language between friends: 400- 800 word vocabulary. Non-specific word- choice; non-verbal assists determine meaning. Sentence syntax often incomplete. Intimate: Language between lovers or twins. The language of sexual harassment. Intimate: Language between lovers or twins. The language of sexual harassment.

Vocabulary Instruction Concept vocabulary Concept vocabulary Big idea words: attrition, populism, hypothesis Big idea words: attrition, populism, hypothesis Context vocabulary Context vocabulary Words that have multiple meanings: economy, mine, elements, book, state, set, case Words that have multiple meanings: economy, mine, elements, book, state, set, case Vocabulary structure Vocabulary structure Words with recognizable Latin cognates: migratory, revolt, spectator Words with recognizable Latin cognates: migratory, revolt, spectator Jim Cummins-Word Harvesting Jim Cummins-Word Harvesting

What Words to Teach Bringing Words to Life —ROBUST Vocabulary Instruction Isabel Beck,Nancy MacKowen First tier words Words that you wish students knew, hope they can get, but you don’t have time to teach. Second tier words High utility words that they need to know in your class, and everyone else’s. Third tier words Extremely specific words in your content area that require considered and deliberate and in depth instruction

Three Muscles: Early Language Experience Early Language Experience Phonemic awareness and concept development Phonemic awareness and concept development Vocabulary, academic language and alphabetic principle Vocabulary, academic language and alphabetic principle Decoding muscle Decoding muscle Three ways of getting meaning off the page Three ways of getting meaning off the page (1)phonics…primary decoding strategy (1)phonics…primary decoding strategy (2)semantics and vocabulary (2)semantics and vocabulary (3) syntax and structure (3) syntax and structure Fluency muscle Fluency muscle Reads a lot of words fast w/ comprehension* Reads a lot of words fast w/ comprehension* Class libraries of leveled or decodable text Class libraries of leveled or decodable text Every day, every reader reading at a level of success of self-selected quality literature Every day, every reader reading at a level of success of self-selected quality literature

Struggling Older Reader Incomplete beginning reading instruction Incomplete beginning reading instruction Lacks metacognitive strategies Lacks metacognitive strategies Limited prior knowledge Limited prior knowledge Limited word study skills and spelling Limited word study skills and spelling No text available at level of success No text available at level of success No adults modeling reading No adults modeling reading No history of reading success No history of reading success

You Can’t Tutor What Hasn’t Been Taught You can’t tutor what hasn’t been taught You can’t tutor what hasn’t been taught