Links to Literacy. Presented by the Polk Local Assistive Technology Team. Our Goal. WHAT ARE LITERACY centers?. Literacy Stations are:.
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Presented by the Polk Local Assistive Technology Team
Areas within the classroom where students can work alone or interact with one another using instructional materials to teach, reinforce and/or enrich a skill or concept.
Literacy Work Stations by Debbie Diller
Eric Jensen writes
“A change in location is the easiest way to get the brain’s attention”
Literacy StationsDifferences between Traditional Centers and Literacy Stations
Student use stations in a meaningful independent manner daily
Materials are differentiated to meet different needs and levels
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for Reading Success
* An effective reading program has to integrate the six instructional components of effective reading instruction into a comprehensive and cohesive instructional design.
* Classroom teachers must use assessment data to plan for and provide "student-tailored" instruction that includes the following: Explicit instructional strategies Coordinated instructional sequences Differentiated instruction Print-rich instruction
* Whole group/small group
* All students, using differentiated instruction
90-minute reading block* Small group or one-on-one* Students with reading deficiencies* Minimum of 20 minutes/day until deficiency is remedied
May be provided by:* Classroom teacher* SAI teacher* ELL teacher* Reading recovery teacher* Reading resource teacher
Text discourse guides students to understand text at a more sophisticated level.
Wilkinson & Silliman, 2000
Text discourse builds on ideas and promotes meaningful connections between ideas.
Gersten et al., 2001
Santoro, Chard, Howard & Baker, 2008
T: Brian noticed that the mother in the
story was angry.
back to students for further consideration.
T: Maria thinks the girl is upset. Does
anyone know why she is upset?
Vocabulary is expressive (what you say) and receptive (what you understand)