The Daily 5 (Second Edition)
Fostering Literacy Independence in the Elementary Grades
Gail Boushey & Joan Moser (The 2 Sisters)
The Daily 5, Second Edition retains the core literacy components that made the first edition one of the most widely read books in education and enhances these practices based on years of further experience in classrooms and compelling new brain research.
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- Author: Gail Boushey & Joan Moser (The 2 Sisters)
- ISBN: 978-157110-974-3
- Year: 2014
- Media: 208 pp/pages
- Grade Range: K-5
- Item No: WEB-0974
The Daily 5, Second Edition retains the core literacy components that made the first edition one of the most widely read books in education and enhances these practices based on years of further experience in classrooms and compelling new brain research. The Daily 5 provides a way for any teacher to structure literacy (and now math) time to increase student independence and allow for individualized attention in small groups and one-on-one.
Teachers and schools implementing the Daily 5 will do the following:
- Spend less time on classroom management and more time teaching
- Help students develop independence, stamina, and accountability
- Provide students with abundant time for practicing reading, writing, and math
- Increase the time teachers spend with students one-on-one and in small groups
- Improve schoolwide achievement and success in literacy and math.
The Daily 5, Second Edition gives teachers everything they need to launch and sustain the Daily 5, including materials and setup, model behaviors, detailed lesson plans, specific tips for implementing each component, and solutions to common challenges. By following this simple and proven structure, teachers can move from a harried classroom toward one that hums with productive and engaged learners.
Table of ContentsPreview Chapter 1 of the book online!
Chapter 1: That Was Then, This Is Now: How the Daily 5 Has Evolved
Chapter 2: Our Core Beliefs: The Foundations of the Daily 5
Chapter 3: The 10 Steps to Teaching and Learning Independence
Chapter 4: What Do You Need to Begin the Daily 5?
Chapter 5: Launching Read to Self—The First Daily 5
Chapter 6: Foundation Lessons
Chapter 7: When to Launch the Next Daily 5
Chapter 8: The Math Daily 3
Chapter 9: Returning to Our Core Beliefs
Appendix A: Stamina Chart
Appendix B: Read to Self Guide
Appendix C: Work on Writing Guide
Appendix D: Read to Someone Guide
Appendix E: Listen to Reading Guide
Appendix F: Word Work Guide
Appendix G: Sample Guest Teacher Plans
Appendix H: Sample Parent Letter
Appendix I: Lesson Plans for Launching the Daily 5 and CAFE