Developing EAL students into fluent readers of English

photo 2Mr. Ryan aims to develop our 7th grade English as an Additional Language (EAL) students into fluent readers of English.

This week, students learned how to prepare for a read aloud.  First, students silently read their own book to practice individual reading comprehension.  Then, they put a post-it note every few pages and wrote a question on it that they could ask their audience during the read aloud.  Then, each student read their book aloud, which is an important task for teachers to assess reading fluency.

By Sara Rich, Middle School curriculum coordinator