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Megan JonesJanuary 24, 2011Chapter one – notes
Chapter One: Ensuring all students read, write and think 
Heading/Subheading Information of interestReaction of information
Ensuring all student read,write, and think-Middle school, 69% failedto perform proficiently atreading.-High school, 1 in 17students can read specialinformation (science partin newspaper).-Their capability to readeffects their adult life.-This fact doesn’t’ surpriseme, they “edit”everything. It’s now allvisual and audio learning.-This makes me cringe tothink about. Where is ourworld going?-I agree with this.However, some are verygood at ‘faking’ their waythrough life.Challenge to readingeffectively for information-Middle school and highschool can start readingmore complex text,however, they lackinstruction on how to useit and read it.-I think this is very true. Ididn’t have very goodinstruction on how to readtext books. Therefore,even now as an almostcollege graduate I can’tread textbooks as well as Ishould.Common types of informational text-Textbooks, scaffoldinformation. But you stillshould use a wide range of materials-Photo-essay-Graphic novels, anime-Materials should be at thestudent’s level. As I talkedabout before in my letter.Third grade really messedup my reading because itwas not at my level.-This is really cool, I lovephotography! And thefact that I can havestudents who are more“artsy” expressthemselves in this form isfantastic.-What a great source!What are thecharacteristics of informational texts?-Exemplification-How books are designed.-Text features-How you are to describesomething.-Why can’t text be like ournotes; to the point, shortand sweet?-What we talked about inclass, what is in a book?Common Text Styles -Mathematics text aredifferent from the othercontent, it has a pattern.-I like this style of reading.It is a direct, it showsexamples, and helps youget to the point. Plus it iseasy for me to read!Critical Literacy and Its -How student need to -Debate is a great tool to

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