Level 2 Implementation Checklist for a Classroom Setting
Read It Once Again’s teaching strategies instruct teachers to repeat stories and rhymes based on the individual needs of their students and bring vocabulary and story content into every activity.
If you intend to use this curriculum in the classroom setting, our research study determined that there are certain activities found within each curriculum unit that should be repeated as indicated in order for the curriculum to have maximum success.
This checklist is designed to help educators identify which activities should be repeated so that story content and related vocabulary are woven into all aspects of learning.
|Send parent letter to introduce unit (once at the beginning of the unit)|
|Add story props to dramatic corner (change, rotate or add)As appropriate|
|Read curriculum unit storybook emphasizing a variety of cognitive concepts and vocabulary as appropriate. Daily|
|Review Concepts of Print during daily readings|
|Phonemic Awareness activity related to storyDaily|
|Review familiar words and phrases from the storyDaily|
|Math activity related to storyDaily|
|Science activity related to storyOne to two times per week or as appropriate|
|Use science journal to note predictions and record actual findingsOne to two times per week or as appropriate|
|Social Studies activity related to storyOne to two times per week or as appropriate|
|Creative Writing activity related to storyOne to two times per week or as appropriate|
|Music or rhymes related to the storyDaily|
|Snack or foods related to the storyAt least two times a week|
|Parent letter with child assessment informationOnce at the end of the unit|
|At the end of the unit, child receives an identical copy of the storybook that has been read each day throughout the unit*|