Into the Book: Behind the Lesson is an unscripted professional learning series that features exemplary educators effectively teaching their students to be strategic readers.
In this episode, Heather Peria uses articles from Time for Kids to teach a third grade guided reading group what vocabulary to use when evaluating texts.
Listen to Heather answer questions about how she teaches the strategy in her classroom.
Question: "Why did you choose non-fiction for your lesson?"
Question: "Were the students reading at their instructional level?"
Question: "How important is it to use alternative texts like magazines and other kinds of reading materials?"
Question: "How do you build accountability for the work that's being done independently?"