Daily 5


Response Journal

Keeping Track of Books Read

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The once widely used practice of having students record book titles and the number of pages or minutes they've read has changed. 

 

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Responding to Literature

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Instead of assigning tasks or craft projects that can be classified as busywork, we strive for authentic responses that produce joy and deeper comprehension.  

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3 Entry Ideas for Reader's Response Journals

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Here are three ideas to get your students going with their reading response journals.

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Daily 5 and Accountability

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Melanie Penner wrote to us with this wonderful idea for metacognitive reflection with her students. With her permission, we are sharing it with you! I just wanted to share a new idea that I am trying in my classroom. We call it our Daily 5 New Applications -- our DNA's.

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Reading Response Journals, Part 5 of 5

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Another opportunity to watch and learn from others as Joan, Gail, and  Pam reflect on how she sets up her journals with her students.

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Reading Response Journals, Part 4 of 5

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Pam introduces the scoring rubric to assess a response she has written.

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Reading Response Journals, Part 3 of 5

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The third and final paragraph in this response journal reflects on the reading goal each student had for the week.

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Reading Response Journals, Part 2 of 5

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In part two of this five part series, Pam introduces her fifth grade students to the content requirements for the Reading Response journals they will be expected to turn in once a week.

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Reading Response Journals, Part 1 of 5

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Pam reviews the expectations for the response journal, emphasizing the concept of summary and the first paragraph.

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