In this module we we will we take a look at some of the most common pedagogical methods used in children's literautre and literacy classroom: workshop
Through reading, writing , and particapting as a class we will explore these questions.
D. Ray Reutzel and Robert B. Cooter, JrOrganizing for Effective Instruction: The Reading Workshop
Lane W. Clarke and Jennifer Holwadel:Help! What Is Wrong with These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?
Lyn Wagner, Jennifer Grogan Nott, Ann T. AgnewThe Nuts and Bolts of Teaching First-Grade Writing through a Journal Workshop
Complete the readings.
Choose two out of three to annotate. The annotation tool we will use as a class is installed but you can annotate any way you choose.
You will write a mini lesson for either writer's workshop or readers workshop. Your lesson must contain an explicit defintion of skill being taught, modeling by the teacher using that skill, and guided practice. Finally you must provide contentdifferentiantion for two students.
Performance Task: Watch the following playlist. Write a summary of what you think went well in the videos and what needs improvement.
Then you must start up a conversation with peers about their summaries. Make sure to follow the comments people post to your thread as well.