Reading Apprenticeship: Practical approaches to improving reading skills and critical thinking at any level. Liz Andress Carlynn Miller-Gore. Session Objectives. At the end of this session, you will be able to describe the basic aspects and value of the Reading Apprenticeship framework;
At the end of this session, you will be able to
“Reading, and its role in promoting achievement, is fundamentally
an equity issue.” -- William Loyd, Michigan literacy coordinator
Reading Between the Lives Video
3-5 point gain on CASAS after 33 hours instruction, vs.
5 point gain on CASAS after 100 hours instruction national average ; gathering more data now
“Think Alouds” (Davey, 1983) help students understand the kind of thinking required by a specific task.
The teacher models the thinking process of reading by:
Students see how the teacher:
Ineffective readers benefit from a skilled reader modeling the thinking processes during reading
The Pledge of Allegiance
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America
And to the Republic for which it stands,
one Nation under God, indivisible,
With liberty and justice for all.
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