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    Have you ever wondered about the difference between Power Reading Workshop and The Daily 5? In this blog post, Laura Candler compares and contrasts the two programs to highlight the features of both instructional models.

    Daily Five

    Your students will absolutely love this activity! After reading the sentence card they must decide if it is a silly or sensible sentence. Fun!

    Do you use the Daily Five and CAFE in your classroom

    Learning Goals in Workstations - Great guest blog post by Brenda Frady of Primarily Inspired on Corkboard Connections

    Summer reading printables...wonderful!

    Wow, it's beautiful comparing the flow of each paragraph.

    Laura Candler's Read Aloud Tips and Strategies

    Corkboard Connections: A Book Review - or Two! Thanks to Erin Klein for writing an outstanding review of Power Reading Workshop and Graphic Organizers for Reading! ($)

    Love this adaptation of the Cafe' board

    daily 5 reading spinner

    Daily 5 iPads = Serious Engagement and Motivation

    Classroom activities aligned with common core per grade level!

    cute poster for daily 5

    Although I am using Daily 5 and CAFE to structure my reading block, I will be pulling my mini-lessons from these two books:

    #GuidedReading #Daily5 #CAFE This is an excellent, thorough resource from Scholastic on how to tackle guided reading and organize yourself so that you maximize your time and the student's time. I especially like the suggestions regarding an assessment profile to anchor each student's anecdotal note/record section.

    Reading Center activities that are low-maintenance, and can be paired with almost any text. Read more here...

    Daily 5 Organization Video

    Reading Log

    Fantastic blog post about discussing what students and teachers do during independent reading time

    great reading workshop anchor charts