Ms. Viele leading a daily reading discussion. Students hold up one finger up to add to a peer’s statement and two fingers to change the subject.
How do you teach third graders to think across texts or to use literature to engage each other in the classroom?
Harlem Academy’s third grade teacher Alexis Viele uses a method called shared inquiry to hone these skills and habits.
During 30 minute reading discussions each morning, students sit together in small groups. They practice discussion...