Flip-flopping Workshops

This is my first year with READ 180, and we weren't able to get started right away in September. So, there's no way that we can do all 9 workshops. Has anyone here skipped around with the order of the workshops? I don't really want them to miss the skills worked on in the last couple of workshops because they really need help with those. Can I skip around without messing up the instructional scaffolding? Thanks!

By leese26
Posted on: November 09 2009
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  • AskDee

    Rather than move to the later workshops, have you considered using some of the lessons in the RDI books to help you do this?  If you move to the later workshops, you will miss some of the earlier ones.  This way you would have help with both.  You could use the results from the software to help you decide which students need that help.

    I mean Workshops 1-4 for 4th grade and then the last 4 for 5th grade. Sorry!

    At our site we are using Read 180 for 4th and 5th grade. We are going deep into the workshops and only complete Workshops 1-4 for 5th and then do the last 4 for 5th grade. The Marble Champ Workshop we leave out for our Summer School Workshop. I can't imagine getting through all 9 workshops in one year. Good Luck!!!

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