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35 Cards in this Set

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Where children write and draw their thoughts and feelings about what they have read
Reading Logs
A child's oral composition is written by the teacher and used as a text for reading instruction; it is generally used with beginning readers
Language Experience Approach
teacher reads a book aloud w/a group of children as they follow along in the text
Shared Reading
the category the story fals under i.e. folktale, biography, short story, etc.
a portrait that children draw to reflct on the events of a story from a character's viewpoint. One side features the face and the other side features the character's thoughts
Open Mind Portrait
brief narratives designed to teach a moral
diagrams that provide organized, visual representations of information from texts
Graphic Organizers
children create these by culling words from various sources, such as newspapers, stories, and informational books; give students opportunity to manipulate words and sentence structures that they don't write themselves
Found Poems
the sequence of events involving characterse in conflict situations
a five-line poem containing 22 syllables in a 2-4-6-8-2 syllable pattern. Usually describe something or tell a story
a Japanese poetic form that contains 17 syllables arranged in three lines of 5, 7, 5. Deal with nature and present a single clear image
a seven-line contract poem written in shape of diamond; helps apply knowledge of opposites and parts of speech
a book made by a class where all participate in the writing and illustration of the book
Collaborative Books
children and teacher "share the pen" as they write the text on chart paper
Interactive Writing
a published book that is not a textbook; the type of books in bookstores and libraries
Trade books
nonfiction writing
Expository Text STructure
a writing activity in which children write on a topic for 5-10 minutes w/o stopping
first stage of reading process in which readers activate background knowledge, set purposes and make plans for reading
the 3rd stage of the reading process, in which writers clarify meaning in their writing
fourth stage of reading process, in which readers reread the text, study vocab, and learn strategies and skills
fifth stage of reading process, in which readers go beyond the text to use what they have learned in another literacy expereince, often by making a project or reading another book
two children read or reread a text together
Buddy reading
independent reading practice for 20-30 minutes in which everyone in class or in the school stops and spends time reading a self-selected book
Sustained silent reading
children work with older or younger children to talk about books they have read, share personal experiences, tak about reading strategies, and their favorite authors or illustrations
Cross-age tutoring
introduced reading workshop in 1987 as an alternative to tradtional reading instruction.
Nancy Atwell
collecting and organizing ideas into a diagram after or before writing
first stage of writing process where writers gather and organize ideas for writing
second stage of writing process, in which writers pour out ideas in a rough draft
fourth stage of writing process, in which writers proofread to identify and correct spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and grammatical errors
third stage of writing proces, in which writers clarify meaning in their writing
a tool for choosing "just the right" book
the phonologial, semantic, syntactic, and pragmatic cues that children rely on as they read
when the author presents a problem and then suggests one or more solutions
Authors list items or events in numerical or chronological order, using cue words such as first, second, third, next, then, and finally
a new approach to demonstrating learning in which children explore a topic and demonstrate their learning using different genres