Sentence scramble Unjumble. Hi x how would the RIC be applied to Early Years where children are just beginning to read? I teach boys and have done for many years. So not only did you invent Read with Derc and Eric…..you’ve also played a good part in reading with Trill!! Download all of the starters as an editable word document here. TIA Gemma. We have found these to be really useful for developing children’s awareness of our DERIC skills: they are practising their comprehension skills without having the barrier of decoding to content with. A key element of this approach is our Read with ERIC starters. Some really useful resources - Thank you for sharing.CP, Hi Jo,I would really appreciate a bit of advice please. Thank you for sharing. Reading with ERIC Starters. I have just gone back o teaching Year 1 after 6 years in EYFS and I am shocked how GR has not evolved. Send me a story starter and I will add yours to the shed. Thank you so much. Thank you. I had exactly the same issues with using carousel activities with my class, as I have no TA . This is a beautifully made, straightforward and exceptionally useful approach. Google Drive’s trash is changing. The KS2 lesson starters included in this PDF are: • Today’s Number – A simple starter activity to test knowledge of the four operations. All comments are moderated before they are posted so may take a short time to appear on the page. I feel inspired to try the whole class approach next week. Thanks. These DERIC reading skills are embedded in all of our reading lessons – they appear on all of our lesson resources and both teachers and children refer to them constantly during the lesson. This is a powerpoint of some ERIC starters I put together for Year 3. After my blog about whole class reading, lots of people asked if I had a bank of these ERIC starters that I would be happy to share. Story starter Open the box. We use these across our school with tweaks. Name * First. Thank you, I absolutely love using these with my class. Starting October 13, items will be automatically deleted forever after they’ve been in your trash for 30 days. Please make sure it is original and not 'pinched' from somewhere else. Thank you so much for these! ( Log Out /  After my blog about whole class reading, lots of people asked if I had a bank of these ERIC starters that I would be happy to share. I have also divided the starters into images, films and poetry. What a fantastic idea! I hope you don’t mind but I’ve adapted them slightly to suit the key reading strands that our school uses. Use lolly-sticks or a similar method to hear children's responses to the Retrieve and Interpret questions. Help yourself! With thanks to Rhoda Wilson and Mrs P Teach for the inspiration. sentence types Random wheel. Change ), The Dark by Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen, Last Week’s Books (we’re ‘between novels’). Children mark their own and add to their answers from the responses given. No more carousel for me. We’ve opted to break the […]. Hi what age group are these for! ( Log Out /  Unfortunately we don't have the budget to fund whole class or even half a class guided reading books so I was just wondering what do you think is the nest for me to do? RIC starters are short tasks at the beginning of a whole-class reading session which help children practise the most important reading skills. These will save so much time. The boys make one observation, one inference and one prediction. Welcome back motivation! RIC starters are short tasks at the beginning of a whole-class reading session which help children practise the most important reading skills. KS1 don’t look at choice. I am a primary school teacher in Falmouth, Cornwall. I will show a RIC based on a video and come up with some potential questions which could go with it however you can view over forty examples of RIC activities on. see what the questions and stimulus were for that activity. Children move onto the Choice question if they have time; normally they do. by Jcbrand12. Lots are often keen to do this and we go over different answers in a lot of detail, discussing as a class why they are correct or not. Really glad you found them useful! by Lclay. This resource is a year three English revision PowerPoint with morning starters for a full week’s worth of learning. These reading starters can be a 10 minute discussion at the beginning of the lesson or they can form a whole lesson involving written responses. whole class approach to reading, introduced by @MrsPTeach, and during a recent history unit on WW2 I used these starters at the beginning of each session to aid discussion. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Sentence types Random wheel. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Any year 1/2 tips? Children put up their hands to offer their response to the Choice question. This is a great way to move from groups to whole class and build on the children's skills. We use the 'Reading with R.I.C.' Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. ... KS2 English. Have started whole class reading this year and it is much more enjoyable to prepare and teach. I have complied a collection of some starters that I have used. so simple but very effective. These activities require children to read, watch, observe or listen to a stimulus, often a piece of media, and then answer some questions. Children switch to a gel pen. Alison Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Read more about this. I really like this, thank you. RIC stands for Retrieve, Interpret and Choice. Last. Thank you so much? These activities require children to read, watch, observe or listen to a stimulus, often a piece of media, and then answer some questions. I use the National Geographic Picture of the Day in a similar way to RIC at the beginning of each lesson. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. I haven't really been given any direction other than to start with reading with RIC for 10 minutes every lesson. Below, I will introduce the stimuli, three questions and how to write them before explaining how the logistics of the activities work in my classroom. Sometimes we combine answers to write a perfect response and children all write this down. KS1 English Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar. These reading starters can be a  10 minute discussion at the beginning of the lesson or they can form a whole lesson involving written responses. This takes between ten and twenty minutes to complete in lessons however sometimes, when there is a lot to get from a stimulus, we will have stand-alone RIC sessions which are longer. Hi, these work well with my year five class. Various government approaches have always tried to complicate what is essentially common sense: support readers with varied quality questions. ( Log Out /  RIC stands for Retrieve, Interpret and Choice. I love this idea and the clip. Sentence Sort Unjumble. Children mark and correct their own answers and we go over a quick explanation if some are confused. There are lots of different kinds of starters, asking students to spot incorrect homophones, and challenging them to identify how meaning is enhanced through choice of words and phrases. We praise children for using their gel pens to write successful answers and they respond to this. My class love these kinds of activities and they are really helping to improve their reading – especially the interpret and choice questions. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. […] blogs that give ideas of how to do this. Thanks * Indicates required field. • Shape Property Bingo – An updated version of the classic game which will help cement shape property knowledge. This and all your other posts on Guided Reading are really helpful. So kind of you to share. I was going to set up a carousel but after reading your post I am no longer sure what to do. by Agoodbody. The Literacy Shed suggests VIPERS, Rhoda Wilson uses ERIC starters and Jo Payne recommends ‘Read with RIC‘. In our lessons, this is how the RIC starter is delivered. ( Log Out /  You can keep them as they are or tweak the questions to your class. As part of these starters, the children are presented with a stimulus (this could be a short film clip, a picture or a poem) and have to answer questions about it. It’s great to be able to have a bank of them to use. I am a primary school teacher in Falmouth, Cornwall. ( Log Out /  It also helps parents, staff and OfSTED (boo!) Thank you so much for sharing your ideas. C: Choice (thinking about the choices made by the author/director/artist). So helpful! To find out more about RIC and our move from carousel guided reading to whole-class lessons or to download the resources and logos for free, Click image for more information and to order. Your creativity is inspiring! Many thanks for your kindness in sharing these. Another fantastic resource. ( Log Out /  I have dabbled with RIC starters for whole class reading sessions, but these are even better and look wonderful too. This is a powerpoint of some ERIC starters I put together for Year 3. by Misschadaway. Thanks for your kind words. Thanks for your comment. […] have blogged before here about how I use ERIC activities in my reading lessons and have shared examples of ones that I have […]. This is the first time I have felt happy with my guided reading sessions. Change ), Moving Beyond Reading Comprehension Sheets, School Book Club: Broadening Teacher Knowledge of Excellent Texts, Free ERIC Starters to support Reading Lessons, Read with ERICs for the John Lewis Christmas Ads – misswilsonsays, Whole Class Reading in KS1 – Natalie Wilcox, UKS2 Whole Class Reading Unit – All Planning and Resources Included, My Journey with Mastery Writing and the 4 Purposes, Tackling Reluctant Writers – Boys AND Girls, Read with ERICs for the John Lewis Christmas Ads. In other words, we have daily technical lessons,  and twice a week  we also have a bit of […].