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Interactive Read Aloud Students read along, listen as the teacher models how to make meaning of text, and respond to prompts that engage them actively in co-constructing meaning with their partners and/or team members. For example, the teacher may stop to: “think aloud” about word parts in vocabulary make a comprehension strategy explicit focus students on a specific cognitive function or language objective For example, the teacher may provide opportunities for students to practice the following through quiet thinking and turn and talk: application of vocabulary knowledge use of a comprehension strategy practice of a cognitive function or specific language objective The teacher is able to make intermediate, formative assessments and base future instructional decisions based on observations of student practice Preparation The teacher considers past evidence of students’ skills while: Chunking text, Planning introduction of vocabulary, Identifying an appropriate comprehension strategy to make explicit, and Selecting an appropriate cognitive function or language objective for modeling, shared practice, and demonstration of understanding. Comprehension Strategies include… EMC Strategies Read with a purpose Connect to prior knowledge Write things down (Interactive Notebook) Make predictions Visualize Use text organization Tackle difficult vocabulary Monitor your reading progress Additional Strategies Stop and restate Paraphrase Ask questions Reread Make inferences Fix misunderstandings Decide what is important Identify the author’s purpose Summarize Language Objectives include… See “Language to Support and Express Five Common Cognitive Functions in Social Studies” Meaning: word parts, denotation, connotation, figurative language Sentence structure Punctuation TCI Support_ Reading 1
"Interactive Read Aloud"