ERIC Number: EJ1055727
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
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Reading Every Single Day: A Journey to Authentic Reading
Hudson, Alida K.; Williams, Joan A.
Reading Teacher, v68 n7 p530-538 Apr 2015
This article details one teacher's implementation of reading workshop in her second grade classroom. She provided a framework for authentic reading using the five components of reading workshop: time, choice, response, community, and structure. She found that reading workshop is a highly effective practice for not only increasing students' motivation to read and ownership of reading but also increasing students' reading abilities. The results indicate that providing students time to read books of their choice every day leads to student growth in the areas of comprehension, fluency, spelling and vocabulary, which correlates well with the Common Core language arts standards.
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Workshops, Grade 2, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, Classroom Techniques, Reading Motivation, Reading Ability, Time Factors (Learning), Reading Material Selection, Responses, Communities of Practice, Reading Comprehension, Reading Fluency, Spelling, Vocabulary
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 2; Primary Education; Elementary Education; Early Childhood Education
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