Daily 5


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Daily 5 Teacher Time Savers

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Here are some ways that the efficient use of time is built into Daily 5 through training, accountability, structures, student supports, and learning environment.

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Research: Daily 5 Basis

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Read 2016 report. Dr. Jill Buchan thoroughly surveys the research on teaching approaches and student behaviors that lead to literacy proficiency and independent learning. “Effective Strategies for Teaching and Learning Independence in Literacy: The Daily 5 Literacy Structure” shows why the Daily 5 works, as well as its essential components. 

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Opportunity to Read

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With all we have to accomplish in the limited time of a school day, how can we increase our students’ reading volume?

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Daily 5 or Centers?

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Are you teaching literacy with centers or Daily 5? Read this and find out. 

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High-Stakes Test Prep

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Janice Such shares how elements from Daily 5 and CAFE can prepare students to develop and demonstrate their literacy skills in high-stakes test-taking situations. 

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Professional, Picture, Chapter and YA books from 2011 IRA Conference

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We are always looking for great book recommendations.  Each time we attend a conference, we spend time scouting out vendors who are knowledgeable about what kids are reading and what teachers are scooping up.  Here are a few that were being talked about at the IRA conference this year!

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Once Upon a Concept–Fun with Informational Text

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Although fiction has traditionally been a popular choice for read-alouds, informational text is a strong alternative that offers many benefits.

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Every Child, Every Day

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Three things to focus on when collecting and analyzing assessment data.  

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Choice Words By Peter H. Johnston

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A wonderful staff book club that teaching and inspires us to weigh each word with children.

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Setting the Stage to Motivate

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Here are seven rules of engagement, evidence-based suggestions for fostering students' motivation to read.

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Daily 5 Provides the Foundation for Teaching

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Like the foundation of strong buildings, the Daily 5 lays the powerful groundwork for teaching the Common Core.

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Research and The Daily 5 and CAFE–The Power of Reading

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The research could not be more clear. If we want to produce readers, we have to get them reading.

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Reading 20 Minutes Daily = Tremendous Benefits

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This poster provides a powerful image for students regarding the benefits of reading just 20 minutes a night.

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Daily 5 and CAFE featured in Education Week's Blog

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Have you ever been asked to show your school leaders proof that Daily 5 and CAFE will work with students? Peter Dewitt, a school administrator and blogger for Education Week admits to doing just that. Check out the interview by Peter as we were guests of his blog post. He always keeps us thinking.

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Daily 5 and RTI—A Perfect Marriage

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Here's why the Daily 5 structure combines perfectly with RTI.

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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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Gradual Release of Responsibility

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Allison Behne's insightful article examines how the Daily 5 structure and the Gradual Release of Responsibility model work together to create and support independent readers and writers. Both instructional models allow teachers to meet the needs of individual students and small groups of students. A Gradual Release of Responsibility and Daily 5 chart is available for download to visually communicate how learning is gradually transferred from the teacher to the students in Daily 5.

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Tech Tips for Teachers

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The use of technology is one of the most powerful ways to engage students in learning and demonstrating what they've learned.

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Responding to RTI

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Must read article from Education Week where one of their contributors, Anthony Rebora, interviews Richard Allington about RTI.

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TED: Riveting Talks by Remarkable People

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Ken Robinson shares his thinking on the importance of creativity in schools. 

 

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Research and the Daily 5

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"Collaboratic Action Research: The Daily Five" by Joanne Cilia-Duncan

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