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Choosing a Partner

Teaching the Behaviors of Read to Someone

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Small group demonstration of reading with partners.

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Choosing Partners Without Favoritism

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This option for helping students form partnerships quickly and quietly also avoids popularity preferences.

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Choosing a Partner for Partner Reading

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Regular playing cards come in handy when matching partners for Read to Someone. It's a quick and impartial way to get readers together.

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Picking a Partner–Reflections and Refinements

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Read to Someone is up and running, so Natalie and Joan touch base to talk about partner selection refinements.

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Teaching the Steps to Choose Partners

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Students will be working with partners throughout the day and in all academic areas, so we broke down the act of choosing a partner into a few steps that can be replicated each time students need to select partners.

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Choosing a Partner when Checking In

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The students in Jacqueline Billings class who choose to Read to Someone are already working by the time everyone is done checking in. How does she do it? Let's peek.

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Choosing Partners: A Discussion and Norm Setting in Sixth Grade

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Picking partners can make or break the culture of a classroom.  Listen in to this interesting conversation about choosing partners with older students.

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Choosing a Partner with The Silent Signal

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We teach our students how to quickly find someone of their own choosing to work with, all the while remembering to other's feelings.

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3 Quick Ways for Partners to Decide Who Will Read First

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Here are three great strategies for helping Read to Someone partners get started right away  instead of wasting time deciding who gets to read first.

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