I used to be concerned about taking class time for reading, but
the demands on kids' time now I feel quite justified in allowing 10
per day for my freshmen to engage in reading. They really like it and it
allows me to do the adminstrivia. Every 3 weeks there is some sort of
reporting procedure. I have a variety of activities which I ask them to
It varies each time.
What a WONDERFUL idea! How much time do you meet with your students each
day? Right now I use the first five to ten minutes working on Daily Oral
Language, and that only leaves about 45 minutes to do other work with the
What type of reporting procedure do you use? What type of activities?