Reading Life Sessions 4 and 5INDEPENDENT READINGGuiding Question:What do good readers do when they read independently and together?Classroom LibraryBook care With a partner, discuss some examples of how to take care of books and how not to take care of books.Check in/ out proceduresWhat is the procedure for our classroom library?
Silent-Sustained Reading(SSR)Rules for SSR:Read silentlyStay seatedNo talking or working on other thingsEveryone reads until the timer goes offReasons for independent readingPeople who read regularly do better on tests like STAARThe more words you read the more words you knowThe more you read, the better reader you will becomeVocabulary size is the best predictor of reading comprehensionIndependent reading should be the single largest source of vocabulary growthDid You Know?Reading 40 minutes per day (2.3 million words per year) = 90th percentileReading 12 minutes per day (600,000 words per year) = 50th percentileReading 2 minutes per day (50,000 words per year) = 10th percentile
What do you think this data reveals about reading?
What is Shared Reading?Students and teacher all have same copy of the text.Can be a book, magazine article, internet article, etc.Students follow along as teacher or audio reads aloud.Time for teacher to model reading fluency.
Rules for Shared ReadingThink about the book!Stay in your seat.Be respectful-dont distract others.Read along silently-you MUST be looking at the text!Raise your hand to contribute to class discussions.Independent v. SharedWhat is the difference between independent reading and shared reading?How are the rules alike & different for independent and shared reading?Our first Shared Reading textTuck Everlasting Book Trailer