Start here! Learn every aspect of what makes up the prep, implementation, and support of Daily 5.
How to launch and maintain Read to Self, Work on Writing, Word Work, Read to Someone, and Listen to Reading.
Learn more about the research behind Daily 5, and what it’s for, and hear other teacher’s thoughts.
Though Daily 5 is a flexible framework, certain elements are essential to its integrity and success. These elements fit into four stages: Understand, Prepare, Teach, and Support. The self-assessment is not intended to be used for evaluative purposes, but as a tool to help you assess your knowledge and application of each element and its supporting behaviors.
Explore the research behind Daily 5 and how the purpose and philosophy align to ensure longevity of the framework.
Identify the materials and enhancements necessary to organizing an environment that promotes a successful launch.
The basis of Daily 5 is the five tasks the students choose between during our literacy block. If you’re ready to launch the tasks, you should have completed your analysis of the Understand and Prepare stages of the Essential Elements. Explore the two phases to launch within each task below.
A wealth of resources in the form of articles, lesson plans, activities, and videos will help you launch and sustain this simple yet powerful structure in your own classroom. Discover, like so many teachers around the world have, that you can move from a harried classroom toward a relaxed one that hums with productive and engaged learners.