Starting Literacy Stations

Starting Literacy Stations

FAQ: How do I begin literacy stations in my K-5 reading classroom? ANSWER: Although the notion of literacy stations is for students to practice independently, you’ll want to first introduce them to a station they can all practice at the same time. For this, use...
Communicate Must-Do versus May-Do Tasks

Communicate Must-Do versus May-Do Tasks

Students are to work independently during Literacy Stations and the Writer’s Workshop. They have a lot of freedom and make many choices during this time: where to sit, what to read/write, who to work with. However, some teachers prefer to guide students’...
Ensure Efficient Literacy Stations with Task Sheets

Ensure Efficient Literacy Stations with Task Sheets

Literacy stations allow for a lot of independent student work time. Students have the liberty to make choices about what skills to practice and which activities to participate in. However, teachers can suggest, and even require, certain activities to be completed by...