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Author Diller, Debbie, 1954- author.

Title Simply stations : listening and speaking, Grades K-4 / Debbie Diller
Published Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin, a SAGE Company, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (158 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Corwin literacy
Corwin literacy.
Contents Section 1: Literacy Stations Overview. Letter From Debbie Diller -- Literacy Stations Basics and Frequently Asked Questions. What Is a Literacy Station? ; How Do Literacy Stations Fit Into the Literacy Block? ; What Is the Ideal Number of Students at Each Station? ; How Do I Determine Partnerships? ; How Long Do Students Work at Each Station? ; How Do Literacy Stations Fit Into the Day? ; How Long Is It Going to Take Me to Prepare for These Stations? ; How Often Should the Teacher Change Things at a Station? ; Why Are Literacy Stations Effective? -- Getting Started With Stations. Plan for Physical Space ; Make a Stations Roll-Out Plan -- Literacy Stations Management Board How-To. Setting Up the Management Board ; Daily Use of the Management Board -- Section 2: Listening and Speaking Station Basics. Why Include This Station? -- What Do Students Do at This Station? -- How Do I Keep This Station Varied and Fresh? -- What Are the Essential Materials? -- How Do I Set Up This Station? -- How Do I Introduce the Listening and Speaking Station? -- Launch Lesson for the Listening and Speaking Station -- What Are Some Signs of Success? Troubleshooting Tips -- Section 3: Planning and Teaching. Start With Solid Planning -- Teach for Transfer: From Whole Group to Stations. Timeless Listening and Speaking Standard 1: The student will describe and discuss characters and their interactions in a story ; Timeless Listening and Speaking Standard 2: The student will listen actively and ask questions ; Timeless Listening and Speaking Standard 3: The student will listen for and use new vocabulary ; Timeless Listening and Speaking Standard 4: The student will listen and follow directions to make or do something ; Timeless Listening and Speaking Standard 5: The student will listen and take notes or share important information -- Section 4: Reflection, Printables, and Resources. Reflection Tools ; Teacher Reflection ; PLC Reflection ; Student Reflection Cards ; Fluency Reflection Tool -- Planning Tools. Roll-Out Calendar ; Checklist of Routines ; Simply Stations Planning Tool ; Chart for Passing the Operating Test ; Icons and Signs for Setting Up Stations -- Printable Tools for Teaching and Transfer. Conversation Cards ; Author's Craft Cards ; Graphic Organizers ; Recording Studio Station Ideas -- Resources. Free Stuff to Listen to ; Subscription Sources for Recorded Books ; Other Places to Find Recorded Books ; Bibliography of Texts Used in Lessons
Summary Literacy stations should be more than just busy work. Simply Stations: Listening and Speaking shows how to ensure that kids are purposefully and effectively practicing comprehension, deeper thinking, vocabulary, and communication skills every day. Here's everything you need to plan, teach, and refresh the Listening and Speaking station year-round, including... Step-by-step instructions for launching and maintaining the station; Whole-group lesson plans, based on key literacy standards, to introduce and support partner work; Printable teacher and student tools; On-the-spot assessment ideas and troubleshooting tips
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 19, 2022)
Subject Language arts (Primary)
Classroom learning centers.
Group work in education.
Education, Primary -- Activity programs.
Classroom learning centers
Education, Primary -- Activity programs
Group work in education
Language arts (Primary)
Form Electronic book
Author Corwin (Firm)
ISBN 9781071802014
Other Titles Listening & speaking, Grades K-4