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The  main focus of reading workshop is to help students read independently by connecting to the text in meaningful ways.       Developed and designed by Susan Moran

bullet I most often teach Reader's Workshop using novels.
bullet Procedures and Rules to Follow
bullet I teach  Comprehension Strategies to my classes through a specific responding technique.
bullet P2V attached Point 2 View camera is great for Read Aloud and guided reading activities.
bullet Some years my students need a simpler version of  reader's workshop.  I use "The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry [below] to teach one week  comprehension lessons.
bullet Sometimes I allow students to read  and respond for a week before I begin comprehension strategies.

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The Purpose of doing reader's workshop is to improve comprehension. By using  reading strategies, comprehension improves. Teacher's provide explicit instruction through mini lessons. Teachers often use high-end children's books [read aloud] to highlight key strategies that students then apply while reading. Teacher Tracking Sheet  Student Self-Tracking


Comprehension Strategy Lessons: You may wish to start here. {With graphic organizer suggestions} - My students use response journals to include samples of comprehension strategies. Use this Strategy Tracking Sheet for assessment purposes.

My Main Page with Many Lessons

Let me know if you need more information.

Mrs. Moran