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Balanced Literacy

Balanced Literacy Is a comprehensive and multifaceted approach to reading and writing instruction and learning.

  • It incorporates all reading approaches realizing that students need to use numerous devices in order to become proficient readers.
  • It provides and improves the skills of reading, writing, thinking, speaking and listening for all students.
  • In a balanced literacy program, students read in order to write and write in order to read.

Componets of Balanced Literacy

  • Read Aloud
    Begins Literacy Lession.
    Teachers models for students reading and thinking
    Pre - K through Grade 1 - A picture book
    Grade 2 - Read Aloud in the Teacher's Manual

  • Shared Reading
    Together, teacher and students interact with the text.
    The teacher guides, model and support students using specific reading skill/s within the text.

  • Guided Reading
    Differentiated instruction is provided accourding to the needs of the students.
    The teacher worksin the group, observing, listening to and assisting individual children as they read
    Students have an individual copy of text
    Skills focuse on include reading strategies, honics, fluency and vocabulary.
    Group size: 1-6 students.

  • Independent Reading
    Students read the appropriate book independently or with a partner.

 

"All children have a right to be given the opportunity to develop their God given talents and to receive an education which will help them build God’s Kingdom."



 

 

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