Class Schedule

Date Topics To Be Covered Reading Assignments Assignments Due
1/15 Phonemic Awareness Instruction

(Class will meet in 318 Peabody Hall)

Reutzel and Cooter, Chapters 1 & 2  
1/22 Reading Fluency and Vocabulary Instruction

(Class will meet in 318 Peabody Hall)

Reutzel and Cooter, Chapter 5 and 7  
1/29 Reading Comprehension and Comprehension Strategies Instruction

(Class will meet in 318 Peabody Hall)

Reutzel and Cooter, Chapter 8 and 9 E-Portfolio #1: Shell and Introduction
2/6 Reading Assessment in the Classroom

(Class will meet at 3:00 pm in 318 Peabody Hall)

   
2/12 Environmental Teaching Hillocks, “Environments for Active Learning”  
2/19 Building Literary Envisionments Langer, Chs. 1 and 2

Wiggans & McTighe, “Backward Design”

E-Portfolio Entry #2: Reading Assessment and Proposed Intervention Plan
2/26 Teaching with Linked Text Sets Wold et al., “Engaging High School Students”

Elish-Piper et al., “Scaffolding High School Students’ Reading”

Finish Great Gatsby

 
3/4 Strategies for Frontloading Texts Buehl, Ch. 2  
3/11 Drama Strategies for Teaching Literature Wilhelm, Ch. 4 “Using Drama” E-Portfolio Entry #3: Linked Text Set
3/18 Strategies for Teaching Close Reading Leman and Roberts, Ch. 2 Draft of Unit Plan
3/25  No Class – Spring Break  
4/1 Using Art to Support Literary Understanding Jordan and Dicicco, “Seeing the Value”

Wilhelm, Ch. 3

 
4/8 Developing Depth and Stamina in Adolescent Readers Kittle, Chs. 1-3  
4/15 Building a Student-Choice Reading Program Kittle, Chs. 4-6 E-Portfolio Entry #4: One-Pager Reader Response
4/22 Creating a Community of Readers Kittle, Chs. 7-9
4/29 Presentation of Final Projects and Goodbyes   E-Portfolio Entry #5: Final Unit Plan and Portfolio Entry