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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Scenes from Quiet Reading

We have quiet reading each and every day. It is one of my favorite times of the day, and I know the children love it too. It is so nice to spend some time recharging our batteries while we look at books, or listen to books on CD.

I take this time to read one-on-one with students, informally (and sometimes more formally) assessing their progress. Sometimes the child gets to select what they want us to read together, and sometimes I get to choose. It is important to pick a "just right" story to read - not too difficult, not too easy.

After 10 or so minutes of "absolutely silent, one child-one book" reading, we can then get with a pal or two for some sweet buddy reading time. Here are a few pictures I snapped today:

Reading a book that was read earlier by our "special reader"

Listening to a book on CD

Sometimes it's fun to read by yourself

Or in a big, friendly clump
If you would like to come in to read with children, please note the following times in our weekly schedule:

M - 12:30 - 1:10
T - 12:30 - 1:10
W - 1:20 - 2:00
TH - 1:00 - 1:30
F - 12:30 - 12:50


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