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Teaching Reading in the Content Areas
LLSS 538 Spring 2004
San Juan College
University of New Mexico-Farmington
Dr. Frances K. Vitali, Instructor

 
Date Class Content Assignments Due 
January 26

  • Panel Discussion
    Free Write-Reading History

  • Complete MI Inventory
  • Print out copy of syllabus available at Reading in the Content Area
  • Investigate the Learning Record Assessment at http://www.learningrecord.org
  • Record reactions about the Panel Discussion to our Discussion BLOG at http://unm-farmington.tripod.com/invitation
  • Read text: Illuminationg Text-Chapter 1 (Reading the World)
  • Read chapter 1 Webcompanion at http://www.englishcompanion.com/illuminating/introexcerpt.html
February 2

  • Brain, Schemata & Stories
  • Video: Thoughtfulness of Literacy
  • Learning Record Introduction
  • Review syllabus

  • Bring syllabus & course schedule to class
  • Revise Reading Autobiography
  • Read text: Illuminationg Text-Chapter 2 (Reading the Internet)
  • Read Chapter 2 webcompanion at http://www.englishcompanion.com/illuminating/readingweb.html
February 9

  • Learning Record
  • Guest: Officer DeLese, former Learning Record Coach
  • Creating Sacred Places video
  • reserve computer lab

  • Revise Reading Autobiography
  • Read text: Illuminating Text-Chapter 5 (Reading Literature)
  • Read Chapter 5 webcompanion at http://www.englishcompanion.com/illuminating/readinglit.html
  • Access cyberguides at http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cyberguide.html
February 16

  • LR-Part B
  • Schemata activity
  • Kuhlthau and Eisenberg
  • reserve computer lab

  • Confirm Reading Strategies Show-N-Tell
  • Revise Reading Autobiography
  • Read text: Illuminating Text-Chapter 3 (Reading Textbooks)
  • Read Chapter 3 webcompanion at http://www.englishcompanion.com/illuminating/readingtextbooks.html
February 23

  • LR Reading Scales
  • Summarize/conceptualize with Graphic Organizer
  • P.O.V. activity (Jon Scieszka)
  • reserve computer lab

  • Partner read -Autobiographies
  • Revise Reading Autobiography
  • Read text: Reading Reminders-(What teachers must do, p. 1)
March 1

  • Literature Circles
  • Venn Diagram

  • Read text: Reading Reminders-(Evaluate your own teaching, p. 83)
March 8

  • MIDTERM
  • Share Reading Autobiographies

  • Read text: Reading Reminders-(What students must be able to do, p. 127)
  • Creating Sacred Places video
March 15

  • LR critiques
  • Miscue Analysis | Running Record

  • Read text: Reading Reminders-(Use various strategies, p. 173)
  • Extra Credit: Storytellers of New Mexico (STNM) Annual Workshop on March 20
  • For more information see http://www.infoway.lib.nm.us/kids/storytelling/list.html
March 22 SPRING BREAK
March 29

  • Show-N-Tell Reading Strategies

  • Preparation of Presentations:
  • Reading Strategies
  • Article Presentation
  • Book Presentation
  • Learning Record
  • Read text: Reading Reminders-(Develop own reading capacity, p. 233)
April 5

  • Reciprocal Teaching of Professional Literature
  • Journal Articles

  • Read text: Reading Reminders-(Evaluate & monitor, p. 313)
April 12

  • Show-N-Tell Reading Strategies

  • Read text: Reading Reminders-(Appendices, p. 328)
April 19

  • Reciprocal Teaching of Professional Literature
  • Book presentations

  • Prepare LR for On-site moderation
  • Prepare Book presentations
April 26

  • Reciprocal Teaching of Professional Literature
  • Book presentations

  • Prepare LR for On-site moderation
May 3

  • Learning Record Moderations

  • bring completed records- original and 2 copies
May 10

  • Reading Literacy Panel Discussion
  • Open to public
  • 5:30-7:30pm
  • Invite LR families, friends, family
  • Professional community will be invited
BLOG Discussion Forum
List of Course Requirements
Journal Articles for presentation will be assigned by instructor and housed in our classroom file cabinet under LLSS 538
List of Academic Books for presentation Securing books will be the responsiblility of each student Plan ahead to borrow or Inter Library Loan (ILL) books
Contact SJC, public or New Mexico State Libraries (NMSL) for assistance.
NMSL ILL at 800 477 4401 (Mark Adms)
NMSL Reference at 800 876 2203

 
 
 

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