divendres, 30 de gener de 2015

Brownie's Day

READING IN PAIRS: School Year 2014-2015
Teacher's involved in this project:
Neus Claret
Eva Povedano
Carme Maderthaner

Paired reading is a research-based fluency strategy used with readers who lack fluency. In this strategy, students read aloud to each other. When using partners, more fluent readers can be paired with less fluent readers, or children who read at the same level can be paired to reread a story they have already read. Paired reading can be used with any book, taking turns reading by sentence, paragraph, page or chapter.


Implementing the strategy

  1. Introduce the students to the Paired Reading strategy. This includes:
    • Establishing a routine for students to adopt so that they know the step-by-step requirements for engaging in paired reading (i.e. Will they read out loud, simultaneously? Will they take turns with each person reading a paragraph? a page? Or will one person read while the other person listens?).
    • Teaching students an error-correction procedure to use when supporting each other's reading (i.e. re-reading misread words; signals for difficulty).
    • Modeling the procedure to ensure that students understand how to use the strategy.
  2. Ask students to begin reading in pairs and adjust reading speed if reading simultaneously so they stay together.
  3. Have students offer feedback and praise frequently for correct reading. (PPP)
  4. Monitor and support students as they work.
Resumint, dins el marc del programa Reading in Pairs, els alumnes han treballat una fitxa d'activitats anomenada Chocolate Brownies (un postre típic anglès). Com  activitat final, han dut unes postres elaborades per ells mateixos que diria que ens han fet més agradable la lectura.

El programa Reading in Pairs  consisteix en llegir textos en anglès amb parelles d'estudiants. Un d'ells actua de tutor de l'altre.  Aquesta interacció entre alumnes té com objectius els de millorar la competència lectora i la pràctica de l'anglès oral. De moment només hi participen en anglès a 1r d'ESO (podeu veure les fitxes i escoltar els listenings de les activitats al tema 5 del seu curs de Moodle), tot i que aquest mateix programa s'ha fet en cursos anteriors en català a diferents nivells.