lserbus

I’m planning on implementing Daily 5/CAFE in my 3rd Grade classroom this year. I have previously taught workshop, but this makes so much more sense to me!

However, I would really like to do some whole class novel studies throughout the year, as well as some smaller book clubs. Suggestions for how to do both?


07.31.2014

6y

3

2.3k

3
6y

I guess my first question would be “Why whole class novels?” Why not find a few different novels (at varying levels) around a theme that would work for your novel study? Look at the CAFE suggestions for strategy groups, and see if you can decide how to make that work.

6y
Erin Lipsitz

I enjoy whole class novels read aloud as well. I also teach third grade. This will be my first year launching my own version of CAFE and I have decided to dedicate a different lesson in the day/week to this shared novel experience because they need to have the book in front of them. I recently met the author of Jade Dragon and very much recommend the book if you are looking for something new. I also have read Tale of Despereaux with the class. With this said, I will be using my last mini lesson slot of the day to read a chapter book two years above their level - - that was easy to figure out how to include in my plan!

6y
Lori Ingles

I like the idea of a separate time for a shared read aloud. I will be doing the Global Read Aloud (Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane) with my 3rd/4th graders, and will likely have a separate time in the schedule. Activities around the shared book (such as blogging) could happen during Work on Writing and Word Work, but I’m still figuring this out.

Suggested Topics

Title Category Replies Views Activity
Rivet Daily 5 1 12 12 hours 24 min
How can first graders learn to shop for good fit books with all the COVID procedures? Daily 5 1 34 2 days 5 hours
New to Daily 5 Daily 5 0 15 3 days 13 hours
THANK YOU GAIL!!! Daily 5 0 23 1 week 4 days
Work Word in F2F Classroom Daily 5 0 38 1 week 5 days
Pacing videos Daily 5 0 55 3 weeks 4 days
Daily Five with Social Distancing in the classroom Daily 5 4 1.4k 1 month 2 days
How To Maintain Daily 5 Routines from Home Daily 5 3 691 1 month 2 weeks
K-1 Coaching Series Daily 5 0 87 1 month 2 weeks
Daily 5 Remote Daily 5 0 442 2 months 2 weeks

All-Access Member Exclusive Content

This content is reserved for All-Access members. Consider upgrading your membership to access this resource.

Sign Up Now

No Thanks.

Already a member? Log In