Scholastic Book Clubs Ordering
Did you know that our classroom gets a free book every time you order online?
1. Please go to: www.scholastic.com/bookclub
2. Sign up for an account.
3. Enter our Class Activation Code: GRL8M
The Daily Five is a way of structuring the reading block so every student is independently engaged in meaningful literacy tasks. These research based tasks are ones that will have the biggest impact on student reading and writing achievement, as well as help foster children who love to read and write. Students receive explicit whole group instruction and then are given independent practice time to read and write independently while I provide focused, intense instruction to individuals and small groups of students.
When it is up and running smoothly, students will be engaged in the Daily Five, which are comprised of:
Accelerated Reader (AR)
AR is a computer program that helps teachers and librarians manage and monitor children’s independent reading practice.
Your child picks a book at his own level and reads it at his own pace. When finished, your child takes a short quiz on the computer. (Passing the quiz is an indication that your child understood what was read.) AR gives children, teachers, and
librarians feedback based on the quiz results, which the teacher or librarian then uses to help your child set goals and direct ongoing
Teachers and librarians help your child choose books at an appropriate readability level that are challenging without being frustrating, ensuring that your child can pass the quiz and experience success.