11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading - I'm happy to see this article and suggestions...it not only explains that there is no proof that it is effective in improving reading, but it also highlights why it is often NEGATIVE.
These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.
Students can struggle with reading for a variety of reasons: rich vocabulary, lack of background knowledge, the author's writing style. To scaffold difficult texts, teach students to annotate through the gradual release process.