Daily 5


Building Stamina

Should an Entire Class Read to Self at the Same Time?

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Free-choice of what to read, when to read, and where to sit builds behaviors needed for lifelong skill of independent reading.

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Trust Is Essential

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Trust has many benefits, and there are specific things we can do to build it in our classrooms. 

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Increase Student Success During Testing

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Did you know that Daily 5 helps students prepare for high-stakes tests?

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No More "I'm Done"

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If you frequently hear the words "I'm done" during Daily 5, these tips will help increase class stamina during Daily 5.

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Daily 5 Boot Camp

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A weeklong Daily 5 Boot Camp will help get behaviors and procedures back on track after a long vacation.

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Sisters on the Spot–I'm Done

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Cynthia asks The Sisters, "What do I do about the dreaded words, 'I'm done' when the round isn't over yet?"

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Redefining Expectations when Stamina and Behaviors Slip

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What happens when stamina and motivation wane during the school year?  Check out what Rachel Andres does to get kids back on track. 

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Muscle Memory and Building Stamina

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September 20, 2013                 

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Building Stamina

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This visual motivates students of all ages to build their stamina, which leads to increased reading and growth.

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Alternative Seating for Success

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So many students, so little room.  Whether you have large class sizes or just want spots in the room where all students can be successful, this video is a must-see.

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What Determines the Length of the Daily 5 Rounds?

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We rely on student stamina to determine the length of each round.  

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Looping–Insights on Daily 5 in the Second Year With a Class

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In this video Gail chats with Cindy about looping from second to third grade. Cindy has some interesting insights for her Daily 5 Block.

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Increase Stamina with Cozy Comfort

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This idea brings cozy comfort that may lead to greater stamina!

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Is it okay if my older students move from Read to Self to Read to Someone during a round of Daily 5?

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The answer is usually no, but there are always exceptions.  

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5-4-3-2-1 Let's Begin

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Primary teachers, Trish has some encouraging words about launching Daily 5 that might be just what you need to hear.

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Behavior Goal–Read the Whole Time

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In this conference, Janet meets with Trevor and sets a behavior goal of Read the Whole Time. 

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Building Reading Stamina, Part 1 of 2

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In this first of a two part series, Danielle French from Waterville, Maine reflects with her Kindergarteners on their previous reading stamina.

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Building Reading Stamina, Part 2 of 2

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Danielle French checks in with her Kindergarten students as they reflect on their reading stamina.

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100 Links for Learning Styles

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Ideas for how to teach your students, catering to their specific learning style and helping set them for success. 

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Writing Conference–Guiding to Independence

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Joan acts as a guide on the side, to encourage Lillianna to continue her independence, interjecting only as needed.

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Do student behaviors fall apart on the last Daily 5 round?

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If your students are very independent and have lots of stamina the first two rounds of Daily 5, but then they seem to fall apart, check out these ideas.

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Reviewing for Success

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December 19, 2008                

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Staying Out of the Way

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There is a general rule we follow that lets us know when we can begin working with students during a round of Daily 5 instead of staying out of the way.

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Graphing Stamina with this Chart

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We know from experience that making a goal visible helps us stay motivated to achieve it. Here is a way to see stamina grow.

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Stamina Is Taught with a Story

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In this lesson, we relate reading stamina to running, because many students have background knowledge with running, being tired, and pushing themselves to run a bit farther.stamina is introduced by relating how students build running 

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