What different ways to teachers use to display zones students will go to each day and the groups they will be in?

I have taught Read 180 for 13 years and will be also teaching System 44 starting this next school year. As I am trying to figure out how to best fit the System 44 model in our 47 minute class periods, I was hoping to get ideas/pictures of how other teachers for Read 180 and/or System 44 display zones for each day and students' groups. I teach 6 different Read 180 classes, which next year will be 2 System 44 and 4 Read 180 Universal, so it needs to be quickly interchangeable between classes. Any ideas?

Posted on: June 07 2018
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  • AskDee

    Would you email me directly at AskDee@sbcglobal.net? We need to discuss the number of students you have in READ 180 and in the System 44 classes. Also, I need to know if you are teaching combined System 44 and READ 180 classes or if they are all stand-alone. Dee, Ask Dee at the READ 180 Community

    I assign each group a color, red, blue, and green. On a small magnetic white board I post the group colors on the left. On the right, I post laminated pictures (with adhesive magnet strips on the back) to represent each station. That can be moved quickly and easily, as needed, and the pictures are helpful for my beginning readers.

    Hi,kthurheimer_Case. I really like your ideas. A good approach.

    We participate in combined classes System 44 и READ 180.


    Rotations work similarly with combined classes and with stand-alone classes. It does work best if System 44 students and READ 180 students are in their own separate groups. Then System 44 students can use the special System 44 book for combined classes for Small Group. They still need an rBook for Whole Group though. Any questions you may have about this can be sent to AskDee@sbcglobal.net. Dee, Ask Dee at the READ 180 Community

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