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Interactive Read/Think Aloud Explicit Comprehension Instruction for Elementary Readers.

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1 Interactive Read/Think Aloud Explicit Comprehension Instruction for Elementary Readers

2 Session Objectives Define think aloud Describe how the read aloud becomes interactive Before, during, and after reading Learner outcomes Video demonstration Where do I go from here? Questions and Thoughts

3 What Is a Think Aloud? Thinking Aloud is eavesdropping on your thinking Making the process of comprehension visible to students

4 Interactive Read Aloud How is it interactive? How is think aloud incorporated? What is the student role in the interactive read/think aloud? Objectives of this instructional strategy

5 Tools for the Interactive Read Aloud Clipboards Post-it notes Comfortable space for listening Posters to make learning visible

6 Before Reading Revisit prior lesson Use student thinking to guide teaching Set a focus for new read aloud Reminders and Questions

7 During Reading Teacher modeling Explicit instruction of comprehension Guided Practice in discussing literature Assessment of individual learning as students share Opportunity for differentiation Social learning Using misconceptions as teaching points

8 After Reading Opportunity for individualization Clarification of student thinking as they post their notes Posters make student thinking visible Reading the notes is essential!

9 Learner Outcomes Identification of comprehension strategies Guided practice of literature discussion How Readers Think

10 Goals of the Interactive Read/Think Aloud Formative Assessment Instruction (Explicit) Guided Practice Differentiation

11 Where Do I Go From Here? How to bring this into your classroom tomorrow: –Select a text appropriate for your desired outcomes. –Picture books are a great place to start! –Model, model, model –Plan your instruction (but...) –Be ready for the students to take you in an unplanned direction

12 Questions? Thoughts? The Childrens School


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