Reading Road Trip: Novels in the Elementary Class: Best Practices with Clara Maria Fiorentini

By IDA Ontario & Kate Winn Last updated 2024/05/27


Kate chats with Clara Fiorentini this week. Tune in to explore novels in the classroom: how class novel studies fit into structured literacy, how complex text can be scaffolded, using “read-alikes” to choose texts, and avoiding the perils of “extractitis” – don’t miss this thoughtful conversation about chapter books!

Curriculum Connection

C1. Knowledge about Texts C2. Comprehension Strategies C3. Critical Thinking in Literacy
This podcast broadly supports effective classroom instruction to build reading comprehension.
Grade(s): 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Topic(s): Comprehension

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