Trainer, Instructor, Consultant, Author, kelly and Princess, the first dogs I ever trained, when I was a teenager. Trading Card Creator, grades, k - 12, student Interactive Organizing Summarizing. Then have the student share his/her review with their classmates. A great way to pique your students' interest in reading is to create a reading "lunch bunch" group. For example " His best friend is a man in a yellow hat." (Curious George). A rescue group diagnosed her with a liver tumor and skin disease, and scheduled her for euthanasia. You'll find me reading and writing books, or watching a thought-provoking documentary or science fiction show. Buffy is smart, obedient, and loves everyone (except vampires!). In New England, I founded the. Once the student returns the book bag have them share their review and activity that they completed at home.
I read a biography, i read an animal story, i read a book about friendship. With my husband Ralph, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Read and Review, a great way to make a reluctant reader feel special, and motivate them to want to read, is by asking them to review a new book for the class library. Printing Press, grades 3 - 12, student Interactive Organizing Summarizing. I've worked with therapy dogs, police dogs, show dogs, and companion dogs. I'm Michele Welton and I have over 35 years experience as a dog breed advisor, obedience instructor, canine psychologist, veterinary technician, and author of 17 books about dogs, cats, and pet birds. Each week select up to five students to participate in a special reading group.
Jenna is a 7-pound Papillon who is loaded with energy and obsessed with fetching squeaky balls and toys. I've loved and trained larger dogs, too. My advice on choosing, raising, and training dogs has been featured on the Orange County TV News Channel and in the Orange County Register newspaper. Beside her is our Chihuahua, Mouse. Mouse is a blue Chihuahua yes, it really is called blue, even though it's gray.
Honest advice about dogs is what our website is all about. Here is our Miniature Poodle, Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Buffy is a cream Miniature Poodle, clipped to look like a normal dog instead of the frou-frou look! For example, place a Curious George book, a stuffed monkey, a follow-up activity about monkeys, and a journal for the student to review the book in the bag. or "I read a book about." Once they have their bingo board labeled, explain to them that in order to cross off a square, they must have met the reading challenge that was written(Have students write the. Jenna, our toy-obsessed Papillon, finally, lest you think that all small dogs are lap-sitting cuddlebugs.
Research confirms that a child's motivation is the key factor in successful reading. These students may have trouble selecting appropriate texts, and therefore do not like to read for pleasure. And I've written every word of this 1250 page web site, which has been online since 2000. In Southern California, I founded. That's over 12 million dog lovers each year. In the reading center, post a variety of character pictures from the stories your students are currently reading.
More, get inspired and make connections with diverse and talented literacy professionals. Book Bingo, motivate students to read a variety of books by playing "Book Bingo." Give each student a blank bingo board and have them fill in the squares with some of the suggested phrases: I read a mystery book, i read a funny book. They were such happy dogs, as well as well-trained. She was the mascot of my husband's third grade classroom for many years. Once the student gets bingo, reward them with a classroom privilege or a new book. Participate in the Pizza Hut, book-It program. Unhappily, Mouse was also born with a serious neurological disorder called syringomyelia, which reminds us each day just how precious and fragile life. To help motivate these struggling readers, focus on strategies that will help spark their interest and boost their self-esteem. Those were the days!
Over 34 thousand dog lovers visit us each day. I'm the author of 17 published books on dogs, cats, and pet birds. Once the student identifies the character, they must share more information about them. I'm so glad you've joined us! So we stepped in and took her, and happily, we got those health problems under control. I grew up in New England playing and coaching baseball, playing ice hockey, and riding horses in barrel racing and gymkhana events. Play "Name That Book" where students have to guess the title of the book you just read to them. I'm particularly fond of my T-shirt that says, "All my favorite TV shows have wormholes!". Here's what all of Jenna's pictures look like. I don't just follow the crowd.
Inside each bag, place a book with theme-related contents. Yes, that's me when I played on a women's hockey team. Each week, select five students to be chosen to take home a book bag and complete the assignment that's in the bag. I can show you how to have a happy, obedient dog, too. Share Your Story featured story, explore Teacher Resources by Grade. Flash-forward a few decades to now. Contribute to ReadWriteThink / fAQs site Demonstrations contact Us pause Play more, lessons, interactives, calendar activities, and more, right at your fingertips.
Have the student write a brief description of the plot, main characters, and what he/she thought of the book. If you're looking for honest advice and information that will help you choose, raise, and train your companion dog, you've come to the right place. Character Questions, encourage the most reluctant readers to read by having them answer character questions. Thematic Book Bags, a fun way for younger students to boost their reading motivation is to create a thematic book bag. Here are five ideas and activities to increase your students reading motivation and encourage them to get into books.