Language Readers

Accelerating Student Learning Using the Language Readers

How can teachers accelerate student learning? One way is to determine what is impeding movement and addressing those needs.  That is exactly what one teacher did to get her students who were stuck at a reading level to make rapid progress.

Week 30: Language Readers

 

Work smarter not harder is one of my favorite mottos. Sometimes having the right tool does just that.  This week, using one of the Language Readers series, I was able to assess and address student need leading to desirable outcomes. 

In the beginning of the week, I used the wordless book of the Getting Dressed series as a pre-assessment tool with my focus student. I had her tell me what is happening.  Here’s a short sample of her OLR (Oral Language Record).

Week 23: Language Structure

 

Week 19: Instructional Decision

 

Week 17: Unpacking the CCSS

 

Week 16: Language Readers

 

At this time, I would like to tell you about the Language Readers I am using to develop my students’ oral language particularly those of my English Language Learners.  What are Language Readers? If you have not had a chance to peruse through the different tabs, below is a brief description found on this website. For more information and descriptions, click on the Assessment Tab, scroll down, and click on Language Readers.

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