Readers Workshop: Launching Readers Workshop in Kindergarten
Setting up the Reader's Workshop environment is key to establishing a system where things run smoothly, students make progress, and most important, your kids love reading! This packet is designed to help you launch Reader’s Workshop in a way that encourages your students to become lifelong readers and lovers of books. Your students will see themselves as successful and confident readers.
#1 Launching Readers Workshop in Kindergarten
The following are the key components included in the LAUNCHING packet:
*Concepts of Print
*Finding a Quiet Spot
*Using Whisper Voices
*Thinking about Reading
*Stop and Jots
*Building Reading Stamina
*Setting Reading Goals
The resources included are:
*Covers for Reading Response Journals in color and b&w
*Reading logs for Home and School
*Covers for Take home Reading Pouch in color and b&w
*16 reading resources related to the components
*15 Posters to introduce/teach components or hang as classroom resources
*Mini Lesson Ideas and Tips(not scripted lessons)
#2 Reading Strategies - Using Our Superpowers
This product contains great resources to teach your students important reading strategies both with regard to word identification and comprehension.
Inside are 12 posters to introduce components/strategies with tips and suggestions for mini lessons. These can be used to guide your mini lessons and hung in your classroom. Also included are several student response sheets to be used for independent practice. Some ideas included are:
*Readers Have Superpowers
*Taking Picture Walk
*Pointing to Words
*Looking at First Letter
*Using Sight Words
*"Does this Make Sense?"
*Using Pictures to help
*Using Character Voices
*Using Sticky Notes
And much, much more!
#3 Readers Workshop Kindergarten ~ Nonfiction Reading Unit
The following are the key components included in the NONFICTION packet:
*Nonfiction is different from fiction
*Nonfiction is all about FACTS
*We select books that interest us
*We preview books by bringing in previous knowledge
*We look at photographs
*We look at letters AND words
*We recall what we read
*We ask questions when we read
*We compare books
*We share with partners
*Teacher Notes Re. Mini Lessons
*12 Posters to introduce/teach components (mini lessons)or hang as classroom resources
*17 Smartboard slides to teach and practice new element whole class
*10 Reading “Passages” to be used with partners including “Guess the Covered Word” activities
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