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Unformatted text preview: how reading centers can work. In a 1 st grade classroom, the teacher usually began the day by reading a story out loud, followed by a worksheet. The students then began centers where groups of students were assigned to different areas of the room for reading with the teacher, completing their worksheet, free reading on the rug, writing, computers, or listening. After about 15-20 minutes the teacher would ring a bell and the students moved to their next center area. In addition, students would create their own word wall (list of words), which would teach them new words as they came across them. When it comes to centers, it is really important to establish a routine for the students to get used to. Hopefully through some meaningful literacy activities they can draw their own conclusions and make significant progress....
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course EDCI 461 taught by Professor Coddling during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.
- Spring '08