Hands on Literacy Centers



Hands on Literacy Centers
Hands on Literacy Centers
Shayna Mebane, MEd.
Why Literacy Centers?
 Opportunities for practice and application of skills
 Alternative learning components
 Blooms Taxonomy
 Peer Tutoring/Teaching
 One on One opportunities
 Hands on learning
What is a Literacy Center?
 Phonemic Awareness
 Phonics
 Vocabulary
 Comprehension
 Fluency
 Real life connections
 Connection to what has been learned
 Practice and application of learned skills
Connect to Common Core
 http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RF/introduction
 http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy
A Literacy Center is NOT
 Time to introduce new skills
 Busy work
 Worksheet overload
 Isolated skills
Be Resourceful!
 http://www.fcrr.org/FAIR_Search_Tool/FAIR_Search_Tool.asp
 http://www.readwritethink.org/
 http://www.carlscorner.us.com/Centers.htm
 Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell (1996). Guided Reading
— Good First Teaching for All Children (Grades K-2).

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