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Good Morning, Riverview Gardens High School Ram Tough Faculty
Engagement Cambourne’s Conditions for Learning Expectation Meaningful use Demon- stration Responsi- bility Approxi- mation Cambourne, Brian. 1988. The Whole Story: Natural Learning & the Acquisition of Literacy in the Classroom. Auckland, NZ: Immersion Response
Demonstration Modeling Direct- instruction Guided Practice Assisted Application Independent Practice & Application Gradual-Release-of-Responsibility Model P. David Pearson & M.C. Gallagher, 1983. The Instruction of Reading Comprehension. Contemporary Educational Psychology. 8, 317-344 Teacher (I do) Teacher-to-Student Student-to-Student (We do) Student (You do)
The Gradual-release-of-responsibility Instructional Model Teacher-directed InstructionPeer-supported LearningSelf-directed Learning Whole Class Small Group Independent Notice the gradual release of responsibility from teacher to student. This instructional model requires that whatever we want students to know, we must first model what it looks like, provide time for students’ guided practice so they achieve literate independence. P. David Pearson & & M.S. Gallagher, 1983. The Instruction of Reading Comprehension. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 8, 317-344
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Narrative entertain tell a story reveal a “truth” plot structure peginning-middle-end literary elements prose or poetry chapters/titles stylistic illustrations Expository inform explain add to reader’s knowledge of subject visuals (drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams) maps, timelines headings/subhjeadings sidebars glossary/appendix/table of contents/index insets Functional show reader how to do something or get somewhere lists sequence words numbered items arrows instructions/procedures directional indicators degree words All Texts Aren’t Equal
Content/Specialized Vocabulary Text Features Text Structures Monitoring Understanding Previewing Text Activating Background Knowledge Questioning Noting, Organizing, and Retrieving Information Plugged-in to Nonfiction by Dr. Janet Allen. Triumph Learning
Strategy Skill A strategy... is conscious use, shows “how to,” transfers to other contexts, & transfers to other contents. * Modeled lesson * Shared & guided practice * Independent use A skill is... unconscious use, obtained when a strategy becomes automatic, & “a strategy gone underground.” develo ped by Revisit stages to facilitate transfer Independent use Motivated problem-solving Diverse applications reinforced through
Lesson Guide B Power Strategy Lesson: Questioning Deadly Invaders QuestionAnswer & PageNew QuestionAnswer & Page WONDER WORKS! Plugged-in to Nonfiction by Dr. Janet Allen. Triumph Learning
Exit Slip 1.How can questioning help you during Independent Reading? 2.How can questioning help you when reading your content area texts?
Sneak Peek Plugged-in to Nonfiction by Dr. Janet Allen. Triumph Learning
Exit Slip 1.Name one prediction you made that proved to be accurate. 2.Name one prediction you made that required revision or refinement. How did you refine your prediction?
Activating (or Building) Background Knowledge & a little Vocabulary & Questioning
Principles for Building Background Knowledge Marzano, Robert. Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 2004. Bimodal Packets Background Knowledge Manifested by Vocabulary Knowledge Surface-level Background Knowledge is Useful Never Heard of It Know It from Experience Heard of It & Know Something about It Understand Key Elements bully bystande r informant logogensimagens Words are the ticket in To larger under- standing word sort Enhancing Permanent Memory Multiple exposures to information Deep processing (add details) Elaboration (make associations) Multidimensional & Value is Contextual Virtual Experiences Enhance Background Knowledge *Reading*Educational TV viewing *Talking/listening to others
Four Components of a Comprehensive Vocabulary Program Fostering Word Consciousness Build excitement around language in general and words specifically. Experience the rhythm of language as developed through words. Understanding degrees of meaning and word choice. Word Walls, Personal Dictionary, Word Sort Teaching Strategies for Learning Words Independently Context clues Structural analysis Linear arrays Conceptual vocabulary Teaching Individual Words Word study Multiple-meaning words Homonyms, synonyms Frequent/extensive/varied Opportunities for Independent Reading Next Slide, Please Baumann, J.F. Keme’eneu, E.J. (eds). 2004. Vocabulary Instruction: Research to Practice. NY: Guilford Press
bias, exclusive On the Same Page256 is not is Example Nonexample prejudice unfair inclusive fair
Directions: Create a cartoon about one of the vocabulary words below. Each cartoon should include the following: 1.The vocabulary word, 2.The definition of the word, 3.A rhyming word or phrase 4.A funny or interesting sentence that uses the word. 5.A cartoon picture that illustrates the sentence. atom genus species quarks cell larva proton element energy habitat pupa virus The Stunning Science of Everything Vocabutoons (Burchers, 1997)
The Fast Track: The Importance of Previewing Text Directions: When reading nonfiction, it is extremely important to preview the text. The more information you have when you start, the more likely you are to remember the most important parts of what you read. There are lots of ways to preview a text. See what you can determine from reading this book on the fast track. 1.Look at the cover. Make a prediction about the book based on what you see. 2.Based on this cover, do you think you will like this book? Why or why not? 3.There are four chapters in this book. List the chapter titles below. __________________________________ 4.Based on these chapter titles, write three statements that relate to your predictions for what you will learn about Phineas Gage in this book.
5.Take a picture walk by glancing at the visuals in this book. There are a lot of photographs,, diagrams, charts and maps. Write three fast facts you learned from your picture walk. 6.Vocabulary can be challenging in some nonfiction books. Skim the captions that go with the visuals and look at the glossary. Complete the following sentences: I think the vocabulary in this book will be ________________________. The words seem to be related to ________________________________. I think I’ll find the language in this book challenging because ____________. Strategies I’ll use to make the vocabulary easier to read and remember are_________. 7.The Index can give you a quick sense of the some of the topics you will read about in a nonfiction book. What assumptions can you make about this book based on the index? 8.Based on conclusions from your fast track, draw an image of what you think this book will contain. You will revisit this after you read the book to make changes based on new information. B. Davey, Using Textbook Activity Guides to Help Students Learn from Textbooks. Journal of Reading 29. 489-494 The Fast Track: The Importance of Previewing Text continued
Organizing Ideas: A Writer’s Gift to Readers Text StructureSample from the TextCue Words & Supports for Readers Sequence/chronology Dr. Harlow’s treatment of Phineas’ wound then, finally... The use of sequence helped me visualize the process Compare/contrast Cause/effect Problem/solution Question/answer Description Combination Plugged-in to Nonfiction by Dr. Janet Allen. Triumph Learning
What’s working in this piece of writing? What’s not working? What’s most getting in the way for the reader? Plan of action for the writer: Assessing the Reading-Writing Connection Plugged-in to Reading by Dr. Janet Allen. Triumph Learning
Note-taking, Organizing, & Retrieving Information
Book Pass Each student has a book in front of them. First, fill out the Title and Author columns. Now, preview the text. Write comments in the space provided. Do you want to read this book? Rank or rate the book based on your interest in reading it. After 2 – 3 minutes, everyone will pass their book. Continue until everyone has viewed all of the books.
What does it look like in language arts? What does it look like in science? What does it look like in Social Studies/History? What does it look like in P.E.? What does it look like in math? What does it look like in the arts? concept Cross-Content Concept Ladder
Cross-content connections Tools for teaching concept Asse ssment/Demonstration of leaning Purpose for teaching Content-area Applications Content-specific concept Cross- content concept Content-specific Concept Ladder
Developing Effective Practices in _________________. INCREASEDECREASE
Judith A. Langer. (2000). Beating the Odds: Teaching Middle and High School Students to Read and Write Well. American Education Research Journal, 38(4) 837-880, Winter 2001.