Falling in Love With Reading: Minilessons (part 3 of 4)

Minilessons!

So students are now reading and you are ready to teach your standards using student’s choice novels. The best way to do this is through minilessons. Here is an outline of the basic premises of a minilesson.

  • Should be short- 15-30 minutes plus time for application with independent novels.
  • Pick a small part of a standard to teach
  • Use a shared text to use with the whole class
  • Use excerpts of books that you think students will want to read or high quality literature

Check out the example lesson here.

I also use a reading binder for standards based teaching. See example in the above link.

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2 thoughts on “Falling in Love With Reading: Minilessons (part 3 of 4)

  1. Pingback: Falling in Love with Reading: Introduction (part one of four) | Applied Literacy

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