Amplifying Your Reader's Workshop!
Using Technology with Intention...
What Do You Know About Reader's Workshop?
Active Engagement: Reader's Closely Read to Understand Text...Let's Discuss Tools to Annotate our Text to Amplify our Reader's Workshop.
“The best way to measure how much you've grown isn't by inches or the number of laps you can now run around the track, or even your grade point average-- though those things are important, to be sure. It's what you've done with your time, how you've chosen to spend your days, and whom you've touched this year. That, to me, is the greatest measure of success.”
― R.J. Palacio, Wonder
Independent Practice: NewsELA - Close Reading Using "Liquid Text"
For a quick tutorial on how to utilize "Liquid Text" to amplify Reader's Workshop, watch this Youtube video!
Now, let's use this article to closely read and annotate. Save the article and drop it into liquid text. As you are reading, mark it up. What questions do you have? What do you wonder? What do you have a better understanding of? Use the tool to make your thinking visible.
Is there something you can take away from today and begin utilizing immediately in your classroom?
Do you see technology as a way to amplify your reading instruction?