VI. Prior Knowledge:

V.1. Student Input
Please indicate your comfort level for the following prior knowledge

Prior knowlegde Comfort level
Understand the placement of read-aloud within the language arts/reading schedule.
Understand the placement of read-aloud within the balanced reading framework.
Understand how read-aloud lessons differ from reading stories to children.
Understand the text talk model for read-alouds including choosing conceptually challenging text, use of decontextualized language, use of open ended questions, and use of prompts that incorporate uptake and move beyond prior knowledge to higher order thinking.
Understand factors that influence selection of vocabulary for instruction.
Identify instructional strategies for the five building blocks of scientific research based reading instruction.
Identify the components of a read-aloud mini-lesson.