Abigail Buser || Section B || March 1, 2016
What is it?
Where is it used?
Why use it?
- Allows students to showcase their work and really be proud and take ownership of their writing.
- Allows students to practice both giving and receiving critiques and feedback.
- Allows students to practice reading aloud, practicing fluency, prosody and inflection.
Steps to implement The Authors chair
Explain to the students what the chair is and how it will be used in the classroom
While that student is reading, the rest of the class is listening quietly.
W.2.5 – With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
W.5.3 – Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
W.5.5 – With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach.
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