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TUMBLEREADABLES

Lisa-Dai Venker

PURPOSE TODAY IS TO

identify the uses for and structure of


TumbleReadables.

identify how TumbleReadables can be


integrated in and as a classroom resources.

explain the importance of TumbleReadables


in the Common Core and curricula.

WHAT ARE THEY?


Combine

online text with complete


narration.
125 read-alongs and 100 large print.
Picture Books
Early Readers
Chapter Books
Middle School Readers
YA/Teen
Childrens Classics
Classics
Shakespeare

Matt

Christopher, Judy Moody , Nancy Drew and the


Clue Crew, and Sleepover Squad series
High interest/low level
Classic childrens literature (Black Beauty and Call of
the Wild)

DIFFERENTIATE STUDENT LEARNING


Online (can go anywhere on any internet based system)
Early and easily adopted because it is technology
Identifiable reading levels
Can add highlights
Notes
Book marks
Return to sections
Font Colors
Background Color
Text size
Paragraph spacing
Read aloud
Speed of reading
(ELL, Struggling, Emergent, Reluctant Readers)

COMPUTER NEEDS

Adobe Flash Player 7 or higher

Tumble pad

(download once, macromedia)

READ-ALONG VS. 2-1


VS. NOTHING

(Read-Along):
Online

books complete with large print text and


complete narration.
Choose from 3 text sizes.
Sentences are highlighted as they are read and pages
turn automatically.

(2 in 1):
Online

classics that include adjustable text and


complete unabridged audio.

No Brackets:
Large

print online books with adjustable text. These


have no audio. Many will be converted to read-alongs in
the next year.

CHOICES

THE LIST

O
P
T
I
O
N
S

ADVANCED READERS

Dont highlight
Manual/auto turn page
Length of time it stays on pages
Notes options/Bookmark

LESSON PLANS INCLUDE

Summary
Pre-reading Idea
Connect to the World
Connect to the Text
(setting, characterization, conflict, theme)

Discussion Questions
Writers Craft
(simile, foreshadowing, figurative language)

Authors Bio
Handouts/Organizers
Assessments
Rubrics
Interactive Actives (role play, discussion)

DOG WALKER

SHAKESPEARE MACBETH

VALUE IN EDUCATION AND


COMMON CORE?
FROM PUBLISHERS CRITERIA FOR THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS
IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND LITERACY,
GRADES 312
DAVID COLEMAN SUSAN PIMENTEL

English Language Arts Curricula,


Grades 312
I.
Text Selection
1.

Text Complexity:
The Common Core State Standards
require students to read increasingly
complex texts with increasing
independence .

STILL MORE
Some students need more work on.
instruction on grade level
fluency practice
vocabulary building
additional practice with texts from the previous
grade band
Used in addition to regular classroom work
Common Core .high priority on close,
sustained reading of complex text
TumbleReadables

HOW DOES THE LIBRARY PLAY A


ROLE?
students have daily opportunities to read texts of their
choice on their own during and outside of the school day.
.access to a wide range of materials on a variety of topics
and genres.
. students own reading level as well as texts with
complexity levels that will challenge and motivate students.
.informational texts and literary nonfiction as well as
literature.
TumbleReadables

TYPES OF LITERATURE

Fiction- Poetry, drama

Non-fictionessays; speeches; opinion pieces;


biographies; journalism; and
historical, scientific, or other
documents
TumbleReadables

SPECIFIC TEXTS
Grades 9-12
Founding Documents (all required)

American Literature
World Literature
A Play by Shakespeare
American Drama

Early Grades
Classic Myths
Stories

Anchor Text

QUESTIONING

Rigorous
80-90% should be text-dependent
Students to make valid claims

But also have


Nontrivial inferences
Lesson Plans?

SO DO TUMBLEREADABLES
DO THIS?

Yes

and No

HOW DO WE MARKET THAT?

Bookmarks
Co-planning
Library Introduction
Announcements
Posters-Signs
Projector/Running Slideshow
Back To School Night
Newsletters
Emails
Twitter/Facebook
Edline / Wiki

TODAYS SPEAKER

Engagement
Adaptations
Decrease dependence on books
How is it relevant to ME?
Learning 24/7
Mobile

Todays Learner
-Self-directed learning / work at own
pace
-mobile (un-tethered)

RESOURCES

Tublebooks.com
Images from TumbleReadables

From Publishers Criteria for the


Common Core State Standards
in English Language Arts and Literacy,
Grades 312
David Coleman Susan Pimentel