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Unit 1: Establishing a Classroom Community
Mini-lessons are short lessons (10-30 minutes) used to teach
important literacy skills to students.  The mini-lessons follow a
basic format: anticipatory set, modeling, guided practice,
independent practice, and assessment/closure.  Teachers model
a skill, students practice the skill with support, and then practice
the skill independently.  To read more about the rationale for
using mini-lessons, see:
Lombardo, M. (2006). The Magic of Mini-Lessons. Library Media
Connection, 24
(6), 34-35. Retrieved from ERIC database.
Day 1:  
Text-to-Self Connections

Day 2:
Text-to-Text Connections

Day 3:
Proper Listening Behavior

Day 4:
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Day 5:
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