Rdg/543 Dynamic Literacy Classroom

Topics: Reading comprehension, Reading, Books Pages: 31 (8651 words) Published: January 24, 2013
Dynamic Literacy Classroom Project

Catharine Jacobs
May 20, 2012
Helen F. Tocco

Teacher Desk
File Cabinets
Student work

Student desk
Student desk
Student desk
Student desk
Student desk

Student desk
Student desk
Student desk
Student desk
Student desk

Student desk
Student desk
Student desk
Student desk
Student desk

Student desk
Student desk
Student desk
Student desk
Student desk
White board and projection screen
Student materials
Area for teacher lead small group or intensive individual instruction Bulletin
Document camera
Student computer
Student computer
Student computer
Student computer

Part I: Physical Classroom Setting
Dimensions: 22’ width x 38’ length

This map is showing a representation of the physical setting of, one of the classrooms where I service my students as a support facilitator. The teacher area not only functions as an area where small group instructions and/or intensive instruction in one-on-one situation is given, but also functions as an area where students can work in small groups on writing assignments, and as an area where students can collaboratively conduct discussions.

Visual of classroom labels (English – German –French – Spanish):





* Teacher desk
* Lehrer Schreibtisch
* Professeur bureau
* Escritorio

* Student computer
* Schüler Computer
* Étudiant ordinateur
* La computadora de el student

* Student materials
* Schüler Materialien
* Étudiant matériels?
* Los materiales de el student

* student supplies: pencils, pens, paper, crayons, markers * Schüler Liefern: Bleistift, Kugelschreiber, Papier, Buntstift, Filzstift * Étudiant fournitures: écrire au crayon, parc de bébé, Les bouchons, Des marqueurs colorés * Suministros de el student : lapis, plumas, papel, lapices de colores, y marcadores * Door

* Tür
* Porte
* El Puerto

* Window
* Fenster
* ouverture
* La ventana
* Book case
* Bücherschrank
* Livre cas
* Libro de casos

* White board
* Kreidetafel
* Tableau blanc
* La pizarra blanca

* Work area
* Arbeit zone
* Zone de travail
* El area de trabajo

Part II: Assessment Plan

Formal Assessment measuring reading comprehension

* FAIR: Florida Assessment for Instruction in Reading
* Parts of this assessment are norm-referenced and some parts of this assessment are criterion-referenced. The data generated from this assessment shows the level of the expected understanding of covered reading standards. * Students are assessed through three different portions. The first part (RC) assesses reading comprehension through 2 or 3 short stories that are accompanied by comprehension questions. The second part (MAZE) assesses comprehension and fluency through a timed cloze reading. The third and final part (WA) assesses on vocabulary and spelling knowledge.

Informal Assessment measuring unit plan The Juvie Three

Unit Assessment:
* Answer each multiple-choice question with the best possible answer. * Answer each open-ended question in complete sentences.
1. When we see the book unfold through different characters’ eyes, we are seeing a change in a. plot
b. point of view
c. setting
d. imagery
2. Which of the following is not true about Terence?
e. He was raised by an abusive dad.
f. He was a gang leader in Chicago.
g. He is good at breaking and entering.
h. He has no conscience.
3. Which of the following is true about Arjay?
i. He loves football.
j. He is a violent person.
k. He loves music.
l. He is not loyal to his...
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