In this video, students do some self reflection and share their reading and writing. You'll notice the brevity, efficiency and productivity of this lovely transition between rounds. Then, Gail and Joan talk with Carlene and learn how she facilitates students sharing their writing.
Allison Behne's insightful article examines how the Daily 5 structure and the Gradual Release of Responsibility model work together to create and support independent readers and writers. Both instructional models allow teachers to meet the needs of individual students and small groups of students. A Gradual Release of Responsibility and Daily 5 chart is available for download to visually communicate how learning is gradually transferred from the teacher to the students in Daily 5.