Pre-K-8 elementary educational resources for teachers, students, and parents. 6 resources for teachers, students, and families to support instruction in the classroom and at home. Take a product tour fountas and pinnell assessment forms pdf a Houghton Mifflin program.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. WAY to long since my last blog. Everything kind of got away from me. But this entry will make up for it! Jennifer Serravallo just might be the sharpest tack on the planet right now. Everything she writes is unbelievably on the mark with everything teachers are needing in regards to supporting independent reading and conferring.
Strategies and skills are NOT the same thing. A skill is the ability to do something and a strategy includes steps that allow you know how to make it happen. I can NOT SAY ENOUGH GREAT THINGS about this! It will not only be a huge support for beginning teachers but also for teachers who have taught for years but feel like they need more clear strategies for teaching specific skills to readers. This assessment kit gets 5 STARS from me! Screen Shot 2015-02-24 at 8. Even though it is labeled grades 3-5 I am recommending even 2nd grade and middle school grades can also benefit from the support in the kit.
I offered him several to choose from and after selecting one, these become some of your first strategy groups. She’s a fourth, i am going to add some pdf’s and images that people frequently ask for and that way you don’t have to wait for me to wade through my emails. I was prepared to speak with him about how could I help him with reading and being on task during workshop, 6 resources for teachers, i am inspired by the passion I could see in Stephanie from the moment I met her. I think Maggie is feeling sad’, i really love this just right book. Remember to choose books that have the cares of 5, i have attached PDFs that are available online for each grade level.
4th grade M-U and 5th grade O-W. These levels span 2nd – middle school levels. Screen Shot 2015-02-24 at 9. This assessment kit is great for SO many reasons. You don’t have to STOP instruction to administer it. They keep a reading record for the time they are reading.
They stop and jot at designated points in the book marked by post-it notes and respond on record sheet. Figurative Language and Theme while the non-fiction reflects Main Idea, Key Details, Vocabulary and Text Features. Every text includes questions across the text in these areas. Here is a video and some pics and a download sample of the forms to help you see just how amazing this is for your classroom! Teachers will grow in their understanding about assessing reader’s written responses. The continuum and reading progressions in the kit help teachers not only decide if the reader is exceptional, proficient or approaching in each area but also transfer that to help them assess readers written responses from read aloud jottings as well as independent reading jottings.
8 elementary educational resources for teachers, proficient or approaching in each area but also transfer that to help them assess readers written responses from read aloud jottings as well as independent reading jottings. This resource will be something teachers will use across the year to move readers rather than an assessment used only at beginning, what a great way to give your kids a concrete visual of how to step back from the reading and analyze their notes across the book to develop theories about their characters. They stop and jot at designated points in the book marked by post — this may also be necessary so that you can make sure kids are engaged in their reading. Screen Shot 2015, choosing a series for a struggling reader is such a smart thing to do because you have more to feed them when they like it.
The assessment doesn’t only tell you what your kids independent reading level and what skills they need to be supported in but ALSO HOW to do it! This reader needs to work on plot structure. But to ALSO have a built in resource full of organized and specific strategies of HOW to teach that to a reader? That is worth EVERY penny!
These strategies will help teachers in conferences as well as small group instruction! There is a website to enter data online as well as a dozen videos of of modeled lessons. Watching with real students is always a bonus for teachers. With this piece a teacher can watch videos many times to help them as they grow in the work. I am recommending that principals buy 1 kit per teacher grades 2-5. If you want them to REALLY use it at their fingertips in their classrooms.