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Conferring in Reader's Workshop

Have you ever wanted to sit down beside a master teacher and see how he or she confers? In this DVD, join Patrick Allen, author of Conferring: The Keystone to Reader's Workshop, as he confers with nine different students over the course of two days.

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Have you ever wanted to sit down beside a master teacher and see how he or she confers? In this DVD, join Patrick Allen, author of Conferring: The Keystone to Reader's Workshop, as he confers with nine different students over the course of two days.

Sitting down one-on-one with a student in a conference is the best way to differentiate instruction so all students can learn the comprehension skills and strategies that wise readers use. Patrick demonstrates how to connect with readers, h...read more

About the Author(s)

Patrick is the youngest of ten children--five boys and five girls. "My parents were wonderful role models of literacy and learning, hard work, and humility," he says. His mother was a cook and owned a restaurant, and his father, a bricklayer by trade, helped run the restaurant and served as a "night cop" in their hometown.

Table of Contents

Introduction 0:09-2:47 (2:38)

Crafting Lesson: Day One: Determining What’s Important in Text 2:48-14:34 (11:46)

  • Isaac: Thinking Through a Writer’s Eye 14:35-21:36 (7:01)
  • Mauri: Thinking Through Vocabulary Issues 21:37-29:01 (7:24)
  • Tyler: Thinking Through Expository Text Choice 29:02-39:11 (10:09)
  • Jordan: Thinking Through Metacognitive Moves 39:12-48:34 (9:22)
  • Joshua: Thinking Through Text Discoveries 48:35-54:45 (6:10)

Crafting Lesson: Day Two: Determining What’s Important in Text 54:46-1:02:15 (7:29)

  • Payton: Thinking Through Important Ideas and Vocabulary 1:02:16-1:10:06 (7:50)
  • Paige: Thinking Through Word-Level Issues 1:10:07-1:15:44 (5:37)
  • Bella: Thinking Through Personal Connections to Text 1:15:45-1:23:06 (7:21)
  • Isaiah: Thinking Through Book Choice Decisions 1:23:07-1:31:33 (8:26)
  • Reflection Time 1:31:34-1:35:50 (4:16)

Product Details

Grade Range: 3-5
Media: 96-minute DVD + viewing guide
Year: 2010
Item No: 0880
ISBN: 978-1-57110-880-7

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