Introduction Lenses on Reading: An Introduction to Theories and Modelsis an excellent read. The authors bring a lot of useful information to not only the field of education but to the classroom. Throughout the book, the authors provided vignettes to show theoretical models in action which gives the reader a visual of how the theoretical model can be applied. The layout of the chapters was in chronological order which is was also helpful.
This paper will include predicting, connecting, and questioning. The first active reading strategy that will be used is predicting how Josie will continue to cope with the loss of her beloved boyfriend, Matt. Also, the actions that Peter Houghton’s lawyer, Jordan, is going to take will also be predicted. Josie was living a regular teenage life, little did she know that her boyfriend was going to be ripped away from her.
Observation 3 consisted of observing an English 10 class reviewing chapters 13 and 14 of To Kill a Mocking Bird. The observation lasted 9 minutes where I observed the administering of reading quiz on the chapters at hand. The students were tasked with reading the appropriate chapters prior to the day’s class. The instructional decision to quiz students on their reading is important as it provides the means to hold students accountable. As a supervisor, I learned teachers and various school staff must be given the resources or means to carry out their professional duties, but like students in the classroom, accountability must be ensured.
Again in this article, Lenz has stated that reading comprehension is important for pupils to learn as it helps the reader in comprehending text and convey meaning through there. However, it depends to how the person read and gain meaning from the passage. It can also be through various strategies in understanding
This response shows me that she is relating the text to ideas she knows and is familiar with because flip can connect to jump and hop. Also, while reading there was an illustration of a girl eating a hamburger and French fries. The page reads, “I can eat lunch.” Alondra read it as “I can eat McDonald’s.” She made a visual connection and used the information she already knows to try and guess what the text says.
In the very beginning, the book opens up with a clear hatred of the english teacher Mr.Griffin. Talking about how he assigns to much homework and his tests are way to difficult. Often times the main characters would get straight F’s on his assignments. Except for Susan who is the only one to pass his class. This foreshadows the plan
Diagnostic Narrative Background The student that was assessed during this Qualitative Reading Inventory was a first grader, named Rylie. Rylie is a first grader at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Prior to the inventory, I did not know Rylie well, but had seen her around the building
Use evidence you have gathered from both passages “The Necklace” and “The Bet” to write an essay analyzing how dialogue in each passage functions to reveal aspects of the character. You should discuss more than one character from each passage. In “The Necklace and “The Bet” the author uses dialogue to reveal aspects of the character. The dialogue in “The Necklace and “The Bet” functions to reveal aspects of character by (demonstrating) their feeling and their character traits.
We were all given parts of the book to memorize and speak during our presentation of the book to our parents. This literacy event in my childhood provided me with the opportunity to see that reading can be fun. The book used letters of the alphabet and pictures of them in a new and interesting way. Mrs. Biando also used a tape of the book to hear a story being told by an expressive
As a reader, occasionally you never really pay attention to those details that do move the plot along. Subconsciously, it’s a different reason. When you read, you process many words, which your mind try to make sense. This could happen my trying to predict an outcome, or create a possible theory. This book works with this concept, or atleast parts of it frequently.
After they do that then they will have to read it as a group in front of the class. The students will decide who read the passage with the best expression. 4. The students will have a sentence that can be said in many different expressions. The students will roll a dice that has different emotions on it and whatever emotion the dice lands on then the student has to read the sentence with that emotion.
Drake and several of his old classmates are very ugly to Richard, which makes him sad. Also, at the start of the book Richard dislikes Emily and Matthew but at the end of the book they become great friends! You can also take several writing prompts from the book. You can have the write about which teacher in the book is their favorite and why.
6) Jill is a sign language interpreter. One night out with friends, she precedes to tell them about her client Janet and how the client was doing in a college biology class. She tells them the student 's name and how Janet is failing and not paying any attention to what the teacher is discussing.
With waiting for the ball to drop, there was a new energy within the classroom. I had two other students ask to read the play instead of Invisible Man, and since I let Helena, I couldn’t deny them. The papers would be interesting to grade next week. “Okay kids, I know most of you have about finished Invisible Man and Raisin. So can anyone explain what a climax is and apply it to one of the books?”