Literacy stations should be more than just busy work.
Simply Stations: Listening and Speaking shows how to ensure that kids are purposefully and effectively practicing comprehension, deeper thinking, vocabulary, and communication skills every day. You’ll be amazed at what your students can do when you incorporate this important station with intention!
Debbie Diller has been refining literacy stations for over 40 years, working with thousands of teachers and students. She gives everything you need to plan, teach, and refresh the Listening and Speaking station year-round, including…
- Step-by-step instructions for launching and maintaining the station;
- Whole-group lesson plans, based on key literacy standards, to introduce and support partner work;
- Printable teacher and student tools;
- On-the-spot assessment ideas and troubleshooting tips;
- Lists of grade-level specific materials; and
- Countless real-classroom photos so you see the possibilities first-hand.
Simply Stations: Listening and Speaking gives you invaluable tips, solutions, and insight that can transform the way your students learn. It’s time to boost the impact of your literacy stations!
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In this excerpt from Simply Stations: Listening and Speaking, author Debbie Diller guides teachers on how to transition from whole-group instruction to stations while addressing the Listening & Speaking standard “The student will listen activity & ask questions.” Practical examples and ideas for partner practice at stations are provided for primary grades (K-2) and intermediate grades (3-4).