Workshop Open Court Reading. Welcome, I am Glad You Are Here!. My Name is Shayla Brown [email protected] What is Workshop?. Workshop is flexible grouping! Students work on purposeful activities that reinforce and extend the instruction in Open Court.
In the Appendix on page 40, there are five suggested rules.
Why are rules important? How are yours the same or different? Are there any other rules you think are important?
Work in small groups and discuss the following questions, then share them with the larger group.
Sharing lets children know that
Sharing gives the teacher the opportunity
Discuss in small groups and share.
In time, introduce different activities.
Possible Teacher Activities . . .
Discuss the following:
Opportunities and support in Open Court of observing in the classroom.
Go!StudentsMake choicesMay do more than one
activityMultiple groups of students
working on different activities TeacherWorks with groupsAssessment
What is the difference between
“Set” and “Go” ?
Time everyday when all students are assured equal access to the curriculum.
Pie Graph and Clothespins
Work with a partner or small group.
Using the following chart and your Teacher Edition, identify program resources you have that will support Workshop, which areas you will put those resources in, and the purpose for the children using those materials.
Using the following chart, what other resources do you have in your classroom that you could use for Workshop?
Remember Workshop activities should be connected to language arts and support what the children are learning.