|Burr District Elementary School|
In reading workshop, the students have been working on learning about the characters in their books. They are exploring their feelings and character traits. They are also working hard to understand how their feelings affect the way the characters talk. They also have learned about different clues the author puts into the sentences to help tell the reader or "actor" how to read their "part". Today the students worked in partners to act as directors. They listened to their partner read a page, and called "cut" when they heard or noticed their partner not sounding like the page should sound. They loved this partner time. It really was a great way for students to practice their fluency and expression. Being "actors" learning and practicing "lines" over and over was exciting for the children.