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Marti Dryk
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United States - Texas
Marti Dryk
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"Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire." - W. B. Yeats
 
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Drawing conclusions refers to information that is implied or inferred. This means that the information is never clearly stated. There has always...
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My kids really had to think on this one but it improved their test scores. I have shared this with teachers at all levels K-12 and those teacher...
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Inferencing is what students have the most difficulty on when taking tests and it is the most important thing to comprehension. This activity is...
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Students are asked to justify/make inferences about what they read. Inferencing is hard to teach and this is an easy way to do it.
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SAMPLE: "Many people listen to music on as they travel, work and play. Think about the ways music affects you. Now explain how music affects y...
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YEA!!! A terrific lesson/activity for teaching inferencing. This is a great way to begin teaching a very very difficult concept. This teaches ...
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Students will look at pictures and write captions for each. Great way to teach summarization. ●The great thing about this is that if you ...
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A real WINNER!!! Students are given pictures and descriptions of birds. They are to read using context clues to match the picture with the def...
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These 10 questions on activity cards are not always easy to answer. They challenge the student to think,draw conclusion,inference,and then suppo...
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Putting paragraphs in order is the beginning to sequencing. This is because the events are clearly stated. Just cut apart the events in the sto...
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Fluency...is hard to teach and monitor when a student is reading independently. This is a great way! I've used it with my class in centers and ...
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Kids love this. They look at a part of picture and draw conclusions from what they see to figure out what is missing. There are over 25 pictures....
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This is a great way to teach the differences between fact and opinion. It is visual so students at the lower grades can use it. Students genera...
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Students will learn how to gather information from a variety of ways when reading non-fiction text. By knowing how these features enhance the wh...
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This is a terrific lesson. There are many more pictures than shown so you can use whatever is best for you class in helping them make connection...
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Summarization is often taught using only fiction. This lesson gives you step by step instructions for whole, small and individual group lessons....
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A metaphor is an implied comparison of two UNLIKE/DIFFERENT objects (nouns). For example, you could compare love to a rose, a doodlebug to an ig...
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This is a great visual way to get students to see how summarization works. It forces students to summarize in fewer and fewer words.
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Quick Writes are ideas that students are to write about for only 2 minutes. Do one each day and then students won't ever say "I don't know what ...
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Have you ever been trapped in a conversation that seems to go on indefinitely, mostly because the speaker feels he or she must report every detai...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teacher, principal, director of Reading, consultant, college professor, all around great person!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands-on, interactive, challenging, flexible grouping

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Yes!!!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA-SMU MEd-University of North Texas PhD-Texas Women's University (Reading and writing)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Marti Dryk, PhD has degrees from SMU, North Texas State University, and Texas Women’s University. She has done post-doctoral work at Texas State University and Centro Bilingue San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Having been actively involved in education since 1968, she has worked in public and private schools and as an educational consultant on a national basis. Dr. Dryk’s specialty is reading, but is well versed in the writing process, gifted and talented, bilingual, and at risk students. She also has unique and successful methodologies for employing reading skills in the content areas. She taught this course at the University of Texas. Among her other credentials she holds a superintendent certification, has been a teacher, principal, and Director of Curriculum, served on several state and national committees, and has worked with schools in crisis. She has authored a CD (Hit the Bulls Eye) with 250 lessons in English and Spanish in the area of K-12 reading called Hit the Bullseye. She is a nationwide presenter.