Readers in the MiddleGrade(s): 6th, 7th, 8th
Topic(s): Teaching Writing, Teaching Reading
Reading workshops have become the norm in many middle schools across the country. In recent years, workshop routines of minilessons, conferring, and whole-class discussions have been supplemented with book clubs, strategy instruction, and more emphasis on nonfiction texts.
This DVD takes you into Katie Doherty's vibrant inner-city middle school reading workshop. Katie and her students explore the "new basics" of reader's workshop, including:
You can view a sample of the DVD by clicking the player below. Please be aware that video compressed for the web is much lower quality than that on the published DVD:
Katie Doherty is a teacher and writer in Portland, Oregon. She is a frequent contributor to Choice Literacy.
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