Reading: Professional Development - (copy)

Name


  1. I can analyze my subject area text materials to identify the text pattern and cue students to apply the most appropriate graphic organizer(power notes, free form mapping, compare/contrast charts, etc.
    Yes
    No


  1. I know how to use higher level comprehension questions to foster intellectual challenge and growth in my students and can guide them to create such questions with techniques like QARs.
    Yes
    No


  1. I understand that vocabulary knowledge accounts for 60% of the comprehension in content subjects, so I can facilitate in-depth mastery of vocabulary using such strategies as concept of definition, clustering, visual mnemonics, word sorts, etc.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am familiar with a variety (more than 2) of "pre-reading" strategies.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am familiar with a variety (more than 2) of "during reading" strategies.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am familiar with a variety (more than 2) of "post-reading" strategies.
    Yes
    No


  1. I would be interested in joining a "Book Talk" group whose focus is on raising student achievement through improved comprehension.
    Yes
    No


  1. I am interested in getting the Reading Endorsement added to my certification.
    Yes
    No


  1. I have taken workshops, trainings, classes in utilizing reading strategies in the classroom.


  1. 1=Unfamiliar to 5=Quite comfortable


    I use the "Sticky Notes" reading strategy comfortably.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. I use "Think-Pair-Share" comfortably.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. I use a "VIS Chart" comfortably. (Vocabulary Improvement Strategy)
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. I use "Selective Underlining" comfortably.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. I use an "Anticpation Guide" comfortably.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. I utilize "Word Walls" in my classroom.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. I use "Think Alouds" comfortably.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. I use "Double Entry Journals" or comfortably.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. I use "Two Column Notes" comfortably.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. I use a K-W-L comfortably.
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. I have begun courses for my Reading Endorsement and have completed competencies.


  1. I intend to expand my professional knowledge through sharing new strategies, experimenting wtih new approaches, and actively network with my colleagues.
    Yes
    No