Self Selected Reading In the balanced literacy classroom By Leigh Daley Goals of the Self Selected Reading Block: Share different kinds of literature through teacher read-aloud Encourage children’s reading interests Provide instructional-level materials Build intrinsic motivation
In the balanced literacy classroom
By Leigh Daley
As the year progresses and children become fluent readers, there is more discussion and less reading aloud during the conference time.
The teacher may also want to help children anticipate the focus of the conference.
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