What is it? Why?

Independent Reading at Schulze

"Books help us understand who we are and how we are to behave. They show us what community and friendship mean, they show us how to live and die."

-Anne Lanott

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."

-Joseph Addison

Numbered Heads Together


Teams will share what they took from their reading.

"In other words, replacing whatever went on in classrooms with added reading time was just as effective as, or more effective than, traditional instruction in enhancing reading comprehension performance" (p. 25)

Schulze Teachers believe...

As a grade level, discuss the 6 most important words related to Independent Reading.

Write those words on a sticky note, and place them on the anchor chart.

When we meet the next time, we will create our shared belief about Independent Reading using the words you selected.

Exit Ticket

Take a sticky note, and complete the following statement:

I am really excited about trying __________________, but I still need ______________________.

Share with one person, then place on the chart.