Raising the Standards Video Book Study

Before starting this study, you will need to purchase a copy of Raising the Standards Through Chapter Books, 2nd Edition

 

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Whether you are new to the program, or looking for a refresher course, this video book study will guide you in using the Read Side by Side Reading Program.

Structure of the Course:

1. Read each chapter of Raising the Standards, highlighting and taking notes.

2. After reading each chapter, watch the short videos provided below (optional).

3. Join us on Tuesdays  for a book chat or attend your scheduled school web call.

4. Contact the team at Read Side by Side with your questions, or to schedule time with a consultant.

Introduction:
Identifying Trends

Sarah tells about the classroom trends that led her to this work.

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Video Length: 5:20

Chapter 1:
Implementing Routines Grounded in Research

Sarah shares how to set up your classroom and create routines.

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Video Length: 10:32

Chapter 2:
C. I. A. Overview

Sarah shares how to teach students to read a chapter book using the collect-interpret-apply approach.

C. I. A. Handout

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Video Length: 12:06
Chapter 3:
Collecting Critical Information in Quadrant #1

Good readers identify the main story elements as they read quadrant #1.  Sarah demonstrates this with the text Earthquake Terror.

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Video Length: 8:40

Chapter 4:
Interpreting the Text in Quadrant #2

Good readers use comprehension strategies to develop deeper thinking in quadrant #2.  Sarah demonstrates this with the text Earthquake Terror.

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Video length: 7:38

You are half-way toward completing the video book study!  Join Sarah on Tuesdays or attend a scheduled web call. 

 

Chapter 5:
Interpreting the Text in Quadrant #3.

Good readers add evidence to support a line of thinking in quadrant #3.  Sarah demonstrates this with the text Earthquake Terror.

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Video Length: 9:47

Chapter 6:
Apply the Text to Your Life in Quadrant #4

Good readers evaluate the author's message in  quadrant #4.  Sarah demonstrates this with the text Earthquake Terror.

 

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Video Length: 7:16

Chapter 7:
Visualizing the Year

Sarah discusses how to plan for a year of learning with the Read Side by Side Reading Program.

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Video Length: 0:42

Congratulations! You have completed the video book study!  Join Sarah on Tuesdays or attend a scheduled web call. 

 

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