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Reading Conferences allow teachers to meet with students during independent reading time to monitor student reading, guide teacher instruction and assess student progress.
Reasons for Conferring
See if students are choosing Just Right Books
Monitor comprehension, fluency, decoding and stamina
Give teacher feedback
Encourage students to share their thinking
Guide students in creating reading goals
Learn students' book choice interests
Get to know your students
Conferring with Boys by Mark Brand - 15553-5
The Joy of Conferring: One-On-One with Young Readers by Debbie Miller - 15565-5
Student-Involved Conferences featuring Dr. Anne Davies & Dr. Rick Stiggins - 15569-5
Reading Essentials by Regie Routman - 372.4 ROU
Scholastic Teacher-Student Conferencing Form
Link to a generic form to use for conferencing.
Literacy Matters - Conferring with Students
An explanation of assessment while conferring along with many other links to helpful conferring sites.
Talk About a Community - Teacher-Student Conferences
Contains 2 video clip demonstrations
Jennifer Myers-Reading and Writing Workshop
Scroll down for great clips of one-on-one reader's conferences.
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