ReadAlouds Emily Quade Fulbright ETA Training 2014

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ReadAloudsEmily QuadeFulbright ETA Training 2014

The Plan1. Goals and expectations2. ice breaker/warm up3. Background and benefits 4. Press here Read Aloud5. Dos and Donts 6. Practice 7. Peace Book and activity 8. Resources 9. Reflection

Goals Expectations 1. Ideas, activities & resources to steal.

2.To understand why read alouds are important and beneficial.

3. To understand how to effectively share a read aloud.

4. Practice

1. Be respectful2. Participate3. Share4. Question

Warm up- Story telling

How could this activity be used in your classroom? Differentiation options? What is a read aloud? A read aloud is a planned oral reading of a book or print excerpt, usually related to a theme or topic of study. The read aloud can be used to engage the student listener while developing background knowledge, increasing comprehension skills, and fostering critical thinking. A read aloud can be used to model the use of reading strategies that aid in comprehension. ESIP

Benefits of read alouds Reading aloud facilitates young learners vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening comprehension, expressive ability, verbal fluency, writing ability, or even learning interests (e.g. Elley, 1989; Ehri & Robbins,1994; Ewers & Brownson,1999; Justice, 2002; Nagy & Herman,1987; Ninio, 1983; Robbins & Ehri,1994; Senechal & Cornell,1993; Senechal, Thomas, & Monker, 1997; Snow & Goldfield ,1983; Snow & Ninio, 1986; Huang, 2006; Lee, 2002; Wang, 2007). (L1, L2, & EFL)develop understandings of story structuressupport developing connections between print elementsencourages high levels of understandingteaches the reading process in a meaningful contextmotivates students to read -condition the childs brain to associate reading with pleasureprovides a reading/language role modeleasily integrated into a co-teaching environment

Read aloud: Press Here Discussion:1. What can students learn from this read aloud?vocabularySkill/ Concept reinforcement

2. Ideas of how to adapt or use it in your classroom?

3. Extension activity ideas?

Break: 10 min

Read Alouds 1. In your group sort the cards into 2 groupsA. What to do B. What not to do Discuss: Why is it a Do or Dont

2. Whole group- Check answers & discuss

Practice 1. In your group:PreviewPrepareRead aloud to other group membersFeedback

2. Whole groupDiscussion

Resources Storyline online Tumble books Book Flix E books Vimeo : Speak A Boos: Read to me: Online story time:

Remember How to choose the right bookWordless picture booksYou dont have to read it exactly as it isIf you make a bad choice- stop readingParticipation- Active listening :)When and how to use L1They know if you like the book. Pick books you loveProps :) Voices Quantity of vocab to focus onSeating & enviornment

Reflection 3 Big ideas (write)

2 Ideas that you can use (TPS)

1 Big Ahaaa moment (Whole group share)

References read-aloud handbook by Jim Trelease