Daily 5


Sharing

Time to Share

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By setting aside 5–10 minutes for sharing, you can emphasize the importance of children’s hard work and learning. 

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Avoiding "That's What I Was Going to Say"

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How many times a day do we hear the sentence "Awww, that's what I was going to say!" Here is a respectful and clever management idea. 

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Activity for Tune In to Interesting Words

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Beth Lawson and her class share words to describe how they felt while reading, as well as words on the board they are always on the lookout for.

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Getting Every Voice in the Room

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Incorporate more opportunities for powerful, purposeful conversations.

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Sharing with an Audience of One

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Watch sharing in action in Trish Prentice's room.

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Book Share Promotes Reading

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A few times a month, Bob Johnson's fifth graders do a book talk to promote what they are reading. They call it Book Share and it is a favorite of everyone in the class.

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Sharing Student Learning

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Here is a simple and powerful way to foster meaningful sharing during math time.

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Writing Revision in Kindergarten

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Teachers who work with our youngest learners are worth their weight in gold. Pat Watson supports her kindergarten students with revision and editing, making these writing tasks seem like a natural and authentic part of every writer's process.

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3 Kindergarten Writers Share

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Three students share after a Daily 5 writing round.  This is a wonderful opportunity for a quick brain break before diving into the next focus lesson. 

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End of Round Routines—Self-Assessment and Sharing

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Witness how little time it takes to self-reflect on behaviors of independence and provide sharing time. 

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Making Time for Literary Conversations

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These conversations are so important, they are a Common Core Standard for every grade level. We find one of the best ways to facilitate these deep and meaningful discussions is through read alouds.

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Sharing Quickly and Efficiently

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In this article, Trish Prentice shares some tips that make sharing time in her room successful.

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Focused Sharing Ends Daily 5

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Sharing at the end of The Daily 5 is a powerful way to review strategies taught and have students reflect on their work. 

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Classmates Compliment Young Writers

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Joan has asked two students to share because they both had something to offer that would benefit the class. 

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Sharing and Reflecting on Work–Between Rotations

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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.

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Provide Time for Writers to Share

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If we are going to ask students to write, we must provide an audience for the work. 

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What About Homework?

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We don't want students to view reading as an isolated activity that takes place within the confines of school, but there is a caveat.  

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Sharing Writing

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It can be tricky to find enough time for students to share their writing with each other.  Here is a great idea!

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