Daily 5


Launching Lessons

Launch Daily 5 and CAFE Routines in 15 Days

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Guidance for establishing Daily 5 and CAFE, including demonstration videos. Gets you into the routine for completing launch of all activities and strategies at the pace that fits your class.

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New Option for Launching Read to Someone

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Launching or relaunching a Daily 5 task can happen any time of the year. Here is a quick way to launch.

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Launching Daily 5 in Kindergarten, Part 9

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When introducing Read to Someone in kindergarten, we advise you to take your time, keep focus lessons brief, and start with the foundation lessons.

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Quick Start Guide 3—Read to Someone

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Reading with someone helps readers, especially developing readers, increase comprehension, accuracy, fluency, and prosody. In addition, children love partner reading and readily participate with books of their choosing, increasing engagement, attention, and collaboration. 

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Jump-Start Your Learning About the Daily 5

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Whether you are just learning about Daily 5 or wanting to review some of the basics, this page is sure to help.

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Expanding the Conversations During Read to Someone

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Broaden student comprehension of text by expanding conversations during Read to Someone.

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Launching Read to Someone in a Special Education Classroom, Part 2 of 2

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After introducing Read to Someone in her self contained classroom, Janet and Joan debrief while the students practice the first components added to their I-Chart.

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Launching Read to Someone in a Special Education Classroom, Part 1 of 2

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These third, fourth and fifth graders are excited about the launch of Read to Someone and the opportunity to read to each other.

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Read to Someone With Older Students

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In this video, Joan and Gail tap into what these students already know about independence, and then focus their instruction on the nuances of partner reading with older students.  

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Read to Someone–Intermediate Students

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When intermediate students Read to Someone, how do they choose books?

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Launching Brief—Read to Someone

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This launching chart will help you identify the important behaviors of Read to Someone and how to launch them.

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