ari strategies l.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
ARI Strategies PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
ARI Strategies

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 28

ARI Strategies - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

ARI Strategies. What is the Alabama Reading Initiative?. a statewide K-12 program The goal of the ARI is to significantly improve reading instruction and ultimately achieve 100% literacy among public school students.

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'ARI Strategies' - Antony

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
what is the alabama reading initiative
What is the Alabama Reading Initiative?
  • a statewide K-12 program
  • The goal of the ARI is to significantly improve reading instruction and ultimately achieve 100% literacy among public school students.
  • Offers training for teachers helps them teach reading in proven and effective ways.
characteristics of skillful readers according to ari
Characteristics of Skillful Readers according to ARI
  • Skillful readers demonstrate
    • Accuracy
    • Fluency
    • Active building of meaning
    • Self-regulation
three targets
Three Targets
  • Strengthen reading instruction in the early grades
  • Expand students comprehension levels
  • Intervene with struggling readers
eight modules for teacher training
Eight Modules for Teacher Training
  • Language development and vocabulary
  • Phonemic awareness and phonics
  • Concepts of print
  • Comprehension strategies
  • Reading/writing connection
  • Formal assessment
  • Informal assessment
  • Effective intervention
what is mmgw making middle grades work
What is MMGW:Making Middle Grades Work?
  • 1. Read the equivalent of 25 books per year across the curriculum.
  • 2. Write weekly in all classes.
  • 3. Use reading and writing strategies to enhance learning in all classes.
  • 4. Write research papers in all classes.
pre assess
Pre- Assess

When we catch fish,

we bait the hook with what

the fish like

not what

the fisherman likes.

anticipation guides
Anticipation Guides

help to engage students in thought and discussion about ideas and concepts that they will encounter in the text.

  • Daniel’s Story    

    Agree          Disagree

  • Power eventually corrupts the people who have it.
  • Killing someone is always wrong.
  • One must take a stand against injustice, even if the personal cost is great.
  • Moral courage is more difficult to accomplish than physical courage.
  • Evil often spirals out of control.
conversations across time
Conversations Across Time

helps students to develop

deeper insights by making connections between and across texts from different time periods in response to a common topic, theme, or essential question.

conversations across time10
Conversations Across Time

Romeo and Juliet:

Parvana : Breadwinner

Andy Warhol


Is the world a fair and just place?

What is art?

Squirrel: Dog’s Life

Jackson Pollock

Your Experience

Your Experience

frame of reference kwl
Frame of Reference - (KWL)

How I know…..

What I know…..




frame of reference kwl12
Frame of Reference - (KWL)

My dad was a college student at the

Time Participated in the peace


How I know…..

America got involved, but it was an unpopular war and divided our country more and more as time passed; a major peace movement was born (began in colleges & universities)

What I know…..



3 truths and a fib
3 Truths and a FIB

Edgar Allan Poe was in the military for a short time.

Edgar Allan Poe married his cousin, Virginia Clemm.

Edgar Allan Poe died mysteriously while wearing another man’s clothes.

Edgar Allan Poe was named after a character in Hamlet.

most important word
Most Important Word
  • We the People of the United States, in Order to form a perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

R.A.F.T. for Romeo & Juliet





Was Romeo Really the right Guy for Me?



Diary Entry

Tragic Tale of Romeo & Juliet

Traveling Minstrel

Whomever will Listen



Complexity vs. More Difficult


Name all of the Presidents of the U.S. ?



Complexity vs. More Difficult

More Difficult Question:

Name all the Presidents of the U.S. and the years they served and their wife’s name and their birthday and their pets, and what was their favorite meal?

(You may have to use

the computer to find the answers)



Complexity vs. More Difficult

More Complex Question:

Choose your favorite U.S. President and read his inaugural address. What is the single most important word in the speech? Why? How does that word relate to the nation at the time of the address? How does it relate to our world today?


Write a 4-6 sentence paragraph identifying the rising action, climax, and resolution in the story.

Why do you think the author wrote this book? Write a 4-6 sentence paragraph explaining what you think the author’s main purpose for the story is.

Pretend you are a real estate agent. Create a brochure that describes the location where the story takes place, in a way that would convince people to move there.

Create a new character for the story. Describe what the character is like. Write at least three ways the story would be different if that character were in the story.

Create a project idea of your own. Check with your teacher before starting.

Choose two characters from the story and one choice that each of them made. Write a paragraph or create a diagram to demonstrate the differences in how the two characters make decisions.

Write a script for a scene in the story that you consider to be the most important part. With a partner, use your script to act out the scene (2-4 minutes).

After you’ve finished reading the book, predict what will happen in the future for five of the characters. Name five characters and write one or two things that you think will happen in the future for each one.

Write a letter from the point of view of one character, explaining the conflict in the story. Write the letter to an imaginary pen pal, someone who wouldn’t know the other characters or the situation.




interactive notebook
Interactive Notebook

The left side of the notebook is used solely for the purpose of the student’s individual interaction with the information on the right page.  

The right side of the notebook is used to record notes on a mini-lesson, lecture, reading, class discussion, etc. 

what about math


Is means…

Real World Applications

Situations in the real world where I may encounter this concept

My Understanding of

This Concept


Words and meanings that are needed to understand this concept

OR its applications

Solve this problem and explain your answer thoroughly in a written statement.

What about Math?

Write and solve your own problem.

Paul has a bag with 8 cubes all the same size: 1 red, 4 yellow, and 3 blue. He chooses a blue cube without looking and does not put it back in the bag. What is the probability of choosing a yellow cube after the blue cube has been removed?

  • The Futures Channel






Cell Wall

Endoplasmic Reticulum




Cell Wall




Before you read,

Survey the chapter

Question while you are surveying

When you begin toRead

Recite after you've read a section:

Review: an ongoing process



Exit Strategies

  • One minute Quiz
  • Exit cards
  • 3-2-1


Start Slowly, it doesn’t matter where you begin as long as you begin!!