What the research says about reading...

Critical Elements of Reading for EVERY CHILD

  • Choice in what they read

  • Ability to read accurately (98% or higher)

  • Ability to understand what they read

  • Time to talk with peers about reading and writing

  • Listening to a fluent adult read aloud

*Adapted from Every Day, Every Child by: Richard Allington & Rachael Gabriel

Why the Reading Workshop & Units of Study?  

  • Time to read 
  • Read across genres and interests
  • Collaborate and share
  • Learn foundational skills
  • Learn comprehension skills
  • Practice skills and strategies