The Reading Foundations
Read: The case for teaching about sharks and mummies, not captions and the main idea by Natalie Wexler. This article can be found online with a Google search; if you cannot find the article, I can download it and send it to you. This is a really simple writing assignment, article just needs to be synthesized and takeaways learned need to be included. Please read prompt below. Respond: Interacting with the texts provided on this assignment will aid our efforts to understand the tenets of how students learn to read. What sticks with them? What aids and detracts from their growth as young readers? You will craft one discussion post in which you synthesize the article and with your own beliefs and understandings. You should note major takeaways, connections, and challenges to your current understanding of reading foundations.