Building Adolescent Readers (Video)

In Kelly Gallagher's high school classroom in Anaheim, California, students are not only learning to comprehend difficult novels and texts, they are developing the skills and behaviors of lifelong readers. Drawing from his books Reading Reasons and Deeper Reading, Kelly's video brings effective reading strategies to life. Presenting examples of both small- and whole-group discussions, Building Adolescent Readers demonstrates how to engage students with a variety of texts, teaching them what it means to be a good reader.

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In Kelly Gallagher's high school classroom in Anaheim, California, students are not only learning to comprehend difficult novels and texts, they are developing the skills and behaviors of lifelong readers. Drawing from his books Reading Reasons and Deeper Reading, Kelly's video brings effective reading strategies to life. Presenting examples of both small- and whole-group discussions, Building Adolescent Readers demonstrates how to engage students with a variety of ...read more

About the Author(s)

Kelly, a "baseballoholic" and a self-described expert at negotiating airports, is in his thirty-third year of teaching at the high school level.

He currently teaches at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California.

Table of Contents

Program 1: The Six Building Blocks (25:03)

  • 1-1 Introduction 0:00-0:29 (0:29)
  • 1-2 Access to Text 0:29-3:17 (2:48)
  • 1-3 A Time and Place for Reading 3:17-6:20 (3:03)
  • 1-4 Teacher Modeling 6:20-12:08 (5:48)
  • 1-5 Stop Grading Everything 12:08-14:28 (2:20)
  • 1-6 Provide Structure and Goals 14:28-16:39 (2:11)
  • 1-7 Reasons to be a Reader 16:39-24:18 (7:39)

Program 2: First-Draft Reading (23:50)

  • 2-1 Introduction 0:00-1:04 (1:04)
  • 2-2 Modeling Reader Confusion Through a Think-Aloud 1:04-5:36 (4:32)
  • 2-3 Trouble Slips: Lord of the flies Small Group Discussion 5:36-8:17 (2:41)
  • 2-4 “I Don’t Understand” Statements: 1984 Small Group Discussion 8:17-12:15 (3:58)
  • 2-5 Monitoring Comprehension 12:15-17:56 (5:41)
  • 2-6 Working with Fix-It Strategies 17:56-23:05 (4:09)

Program 3: Second-Draft Reading(27:11)

  • 3-1 Introduction 0:00-1:15 (1:15)
  • 3-2 Say/Doesn’t Say: 1984 Small Group Discussion 1:15-7:45 (6:30)
  • 3-3 Say/Doesn’t Say: 1984 Whole Class Discussion 7:45-13:28 (4:43)
  • 3-4 Mystery Envelopes: 1984 13:28-23:09 (9:39)
  • 3-5 The Importance of Backwards Planning 23:09-28:53(5:44)

DVD Extras (17:41)

  • One Question, One Comment 0:00-5:47 (5:47)
  • Faculty Book Club 5:47-9:30 (3:43)
  • Interviews 9:30-18:21 (8:51)

Product Details

Grade Range: 6-12
Media: 90 minutes, 2 discs + viewing guide and bonus materials
Year: 2004
Item No: 0430
ISBN: 978-157110-430-4

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