GC221 – Oral Reading Log – Reading Briefings (Reading Journal)
GC221-S3 – Reading Briefings – Before reading, Alexa or Instructor will direct students to divide into small groups and take on the task of Summarizer or Listener for a specific passage. Then, all small group members will be directed to read passage one. Next, the Passage One Summarizer will be directed to summarize the passage without looking at his or her notes. Then, the Passage One Listener will look at his or her notes and share any additional facts. Last, each small group members will try to discover any remaining important facts missing from their passage summaries, in preparation for the Class Share Tournament. (Infusing summarization can increase student achievement by 33% – Marzano, Pickering and Pollack).