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30 Apr 2006 - 14:19
Lesley pointed me to this essay posted at Illinois Loop. I'd never seen it before —
Thank you Whole Language. Thank you for your many pearls of wisdom. Thank you for Context Clues. Thank you for Prior Knowledge. Thank you for the Initial Consonant. Thank you for Picture Clues. Thank you for Miscues. But most of all, thank you for my wife. The other day she and I were riding along the highway and saw a sign for a town called Verona, so my wife read "Veronica". It's very simple, you see. First she applied Context Clues (she knew we were looking for a name). Then she applied the Initial Consonant ("V"). Then she applied Prior Knowledge (she already knew of a name "Veronica"). She put these Whole Language strategies together and ... success! At least, as much success as we can expect, I suppose.
Like the man said, Read the whole thing.
stupid mayor trick
Thank you, whole language
guess and check reading
stupid mayor trick part 3: the good news
National Reading Panel (official website)
The Partnership for Reading
(govt website: "bringing scientific evidence to learning")
National Reading Panel report full text (pdf file)
who is Lucy Calkins
having a Lucy Calkins day
Cargo Cult Lucy from Becky
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I thought this sounded familiar! LoneRanger? posted it back in December. -- GoogleMaster - 01 May 2006
oh, thanks! it sounded familiar to me, too, but when I looked at it I didn't think I'd read it (it's probably one of my meant-to-read links....I get so many windows open at the same time that eventually Safari crashes & I don't rememer what was in the windows....) -- CatherineJohnson - 03 May 2006