The purpose of Literacy Centers
is to provide students with opportunities to apply their skills and
knowledge in the areas of reading, writing, and grammar. During
Literacy Centers, the teacher is working with Guided Reading groups.
very important during Literacy Centers. Students must work
independently and understand that they are accountable for the work
they do. Literacy Centers are a time for learning and not a social
gathering for students.
ensure students understand that their work is important, they are
responsible for completing a daily Literacy
Log that is turned in at the end of the week. The
Literacy Log can be kept in a student folder or in their portfolio so
that it is available during parent/teacher conferences. It is also
important that students have the opportunity to confer with the
teacher about what they are learning during Literacy Centers.