The Daily 5 Program
© The 2 Sisters Boushey & Moser
Read to Self
The best way to become a better reader is by practicing each day, with books the students choose and are a "Good Fit".
Work on Writing
Just like reading, the best way to become a better writer is by practicing writing each day.
Read to Someone
Partner reading allows for more time to practice strategies, helping to build fluency, check for understanding, hear their own voice and time to share in this learning community.
Listen to Reading
Hearing good examples of literature and fluent reading expands your vocabulary, builds stamina and helps you become a better reader.
I PICK "Good Fit Books"
The students are taught from day one about choosing and selecting books that are just right for their reading level. They are called "Good Fit Books".
1.I pick a book
2.P urpose (What's my purpose for choosing this book? )
3.I nterest (Does this book interest me?)
4.C omprehend (Can I comprehend what I'm reading?)
5.K now (Do I know most of the words?)