To cater to their high giftedness, she uses eclectic teaching approach, which complement each other and maximize the fun in learning. Students visit each poster and add comments or questions. Pass the paper to the left, and repeat, repeat, repeat. Once big dice enter the picture, somehow it turns into a game! This is also a good strategy to teach beginning readers to read. Have these 7 steps written on chart paper. This usually doesn't take much more than me modeling for them.
It also portrays that you have good grasp of the academic language. Although I am giving them the important events in pictures, they will use their oral language skills to recount the events. After reading it aloud, I made it a complete sentence. Once they have internalised the patterns they should be able to retell that story and, once they can do this, they are not far away from writing it down and innovating on it. He chose to roll all three of his at the same time. So on and so forth. This varies with students' background, first language proficiency, and support from family, school, and community.
A key principle is that if they can hear it, they can say it; and if they can say it, they can write it. Someone is always getting their highest cold read or hot read, answering question 5 really well, reading with no errors, or retelling a story well. Teach connectors and transition words to help with speaking and writing. When the teacher notices that a student has turned the card to red to check the Retell step, the teacher reminds the student to be sure to use the Retell Checklist to self-evaluate the work before asking the teacher to check it. We must modify and support the students with the same goals in mind. This is when students achieve academic success. Now, each student in each group picks a number 1-4.
Tier 3 are content specific words that are used pretty much only in content area classes, words such as entomologist, endoplasmic. Prepare well to teach a text ~ pre-teach vocabulary, activate background knowledge, use props, select a comprehension strategy to focus on, select a writing strategy as a follow up, and differentiate scaffolding levels. First, we created an anchor chart of what a non-fiction retell should include and what it should sound like. Change the unknown word to a word you know. Collectivistic cultures need interconnectedness and immediate relevance. Students see if they have that answer on their card. You should also consider if the sentence is adding information, making emphasis, explaining a process, stating examples, or narrating a past event.
They are frequently used in oral discourse. This gives older students more independence and helps them make more productive use of the time while they wait for the teacher to listen to them read during the pass timing step. Explanation, sequenced explanation of factors or causes. Differentiated instruction that includes approaches, strategies, and methodology that makes the content comprehensible and promotes academic English language development. Have these posted by function and sample sentence starters. Have students read it back. The more students read, the better readers they become.
Teacher provides a list of questions or prompts for the group to discuss. Once this has been learnt, allow opportunities for groups to perform their stories and then encourage them to have a go at writing them down. The students give themselves a plus + or check mark in each square indicating they checked for that specific element. It is an informal assessment to guide teaching. They are often easily demonstrated through visuals, motions, and gestures, not requiring an extended explanation.
Encourage the children to use the map as a visual stimulus and orally retell the story with actions. The key vocabulary or terminologies of your essay should not be played down as well. The six purposes above are not exhaustive of the different purposes to engage transition or word starters. Luckily, his friend Jacob gave him a secret map. Teach self-regulation skills and goal setting! The passive voice doesn't specify who.
This is a great way to carry the reader along as you start comparing or contrasting ideas. Each student is assigned a number 1-4. Move from a whole class to groups to pairs to individual retelling. Want more than just the sample? I showed them how to just peek at the book without actually rereading any of the sections. Pair, small group, and whole class activities would be beneficial. Vocabulary: What Words Should We Teach? Information must be sent home in home languages, and the student needs time ~ do not assume special education too quickly.