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Uninterrupted sustained silent reading

Geoff Fenwick

Uninterrupted sustained silent reading

theory and practice

by Geoff Fenwick

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Published by Reading and Language Information Centre, University of Reading. in Reading .
Written in English


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StatementGeoff Fenwick.
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Open LibraryOL17148168M

Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading, more usually referred to as U.S.S.R., was introduced by Lyman J. Hunt of the University of Vermont in the early sixties. Since that time reports indicate that many elementary and secondary schools in the United States and Canada have installed USSR into their timetables (Jones,; Mork,; Petre, ). There is an abundance of literature describing. Sustained Silent Reading and Young Adult Short Stories for High School Classes Terry L. Jensen and Valarie S. Jensen K—What We KNOW. The Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading program (USSR) was first proposed by Lyman Hunt at the University of Vermont in the 's, and by the 's it was being implemented in the public schools system.

SUSTAINED SILENT READING (SSR) TRAINING FOR TEACHERS IN SDN MEKARWANGI 1 AND 2 SAKETI DISTRICT PANDEGLANG REGENCY. Staff-training is one of eight principles that influences the success of Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) program. The eight principles of SSR program are access to book, book appeal.   A study investigated the effect Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) has had on literacy at Estancia High School in California which recently implemented an SSR program. It also examined the role SSR has on language development, comprehension, vocabulary, student attitudes, and its corollary consequence on the development of reading habits. A survey of 22 students taught by the researcher .

A primer on uninterrupted sustained silent reading A look at USSR, ranging from how to do it, to what to expect, to what to do if something goes wrong. Roberta L. Berglund Jerry L. Johns Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Read ing (USSR) is an accepted component of many school reading programs. Hunt () promoted USSR in an effort to develop. sustained reading time of the first student who quit. 5. There are absolutely no reports or records of any kind. Stu-dents do not even keep a list of books they read. Book dis-cussions, writing, and record keeping flow naturally as sustained silent reading becomes a habit, but nothing is required initially or the reluctant readers do not.


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Sustained silent reading is referred to by a number of different names across the country. In its purest form, FVR (free voluntary reading) allows students to read any materials they choose, including books, newspapers, magazines, and comic books. Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading is appropriate for students at kindergarten Uninterrupted sustained silent reading book through senior high school.

Many others can profit from the use of this technique. description of the procedures. this is Uninterrupted Silent Sustained Reading (SSR). SSR was originally proposed by Lyman Hunt at the University of Vermont in the 's and was implemented in public schools in the 's. First known as Uninterrupted Silent Sustained Reading or U.S.S.R., the "U" was later dropped in this acronym due to a mistaken association with the Soviet.

I thought I would share with you how I manage silent reading sessions. I used them in all grades, it doesn’t matter if the Year Ones or Preps cannot ‘read’ the books.

First of all in our room we would have heaps of books available including readers, fiction, non fiction, class made books, big books, encyclopaedias etc.

It's called lots of different things: Drop Everything and Read (DEAR), Sustained Silent Reading (SSR), and Million Minutes to name a few.

Regardless of the different names, the intent is the same — to develop fluent readers by providing time during the school day for students to select a book and read quietly.

Nearly every classroom provides some time during the instructional day for this. everything and read (DEAR), free voluntary reading, uninterrupted sustained silent reading, sustained quiet reading time, high intensity practice, positive outcomes while enjoying reading (POWER), and fun reading every day (FRED).

No matter what you call it school silent reading programs are a powerful tool in increasing student literacy. Many. Independent Reading Time), USSR (Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading), SSRW (Sustained Silent Reading and Writing), and POWER (Providing Opportunities with Everyday Reading).

Each program is slightly different from the others, but all share the same guidelines. Students should read silently every day, choose their own books, have. Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) is a period of uninterrupted silent reading. It is based upon a single simple principal: Reading is a skill.

Like all skills, the more you use it, the better you get at it. Conversely, the less you use it, the more difficult it is. Like swimming, once you. 1. Our school called it USSR- Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading. SSR- Sustained Silent Reading (or Self Selected Reading) 3. I've also had a lot of schools call it DEAR- Drop Everything And Read.

My first student teacher placement had it called OTTER Time- Our time To Enjoy Reading 5. Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading (USSR) Posted on Novem by desertsergesns As part of new “Literacy and Numeracy” changes in the school, we encourage the pupils to read for their own interest and pleasure.

Carroll discuss the value of having a “print-rich” classroom by using her observations of Sharron Chamberlin’s class structure, “[she] begins school with fifteen minutes of uninterrupted sustained silent writing followed by fifteen minutes of uninterrupted sustained silent reading.”.

Building Student Literacy Through Sustained Silent Reading offers a powerful solution for teachers who want to improve their students' reading ability: Let students choose what they read and give them the time to read it. For 27 years, high school teacher Steve Gardiner has used the sustained silent reading (SSR) program in his English classes to help students of all abilities and backgrounds Reviews: 3.

The Advantages of Sustained Silent Reading. Sustained silent reading, also known as SSR, is independent, quiet reading. A block of time -- typically 10 to 30 minutes -- is regularly devoted to recreational reading. Many teachers incorporate this approach in classrooms, and some administrators have instituted.

English 9 - Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading (USSR) “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” - Dr. Seuss At the beginning of each class, fifteen minutes is set aside for you to read a book of your choice.

Books can be fiction or non-fiction. The USSR program is. Silent reading works for all of them. They've seen the magic that happens when they choose their own books, read them at their own pace, and share the joy of reading with their peers and teacher.

Sustained silent reading is the single most important thing I have done for my students. I can't imagine teaching without it. Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) is a dedicated block of class time (e.g.

20 minutes) in which students independently and quietly read a book of their choice in order to develop reading comprehension strategies and explore a variety of reading materials. What does Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) look like at Twain.

Every 5th period class has 30 uninterrupted minutes of SSR each week. SSR can be silent independent reading or it can be a class reading a text aloud together.

Every student has a book to read with them at all times. Every student knows their reading Lexile level. on a school or district, other terms for sustained silent reading, independent reading, or scaffolded silent reading may be used. Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading (USSR), Drop Everything and Read (DEAR), FVR (Free Voluntary Reading), and SQUIRT (Super Quiet Reading Time) are a few examples (Garan & DeVoogd, ; Gardiner, ).

Most people interpreted that finding as sustained silent reading doesn't work. Many teachers are fiercely dedicated to giving students uninterrupted time for pleasure reading, saying it.

The Benefits of Sustained Silent Reading: Scientific Research and Common Sense Converge cont ribu tors d is ag ree w ith t hat op inion (Pr es sle y, Dolez al, Ro ehri g & Hilden, 20 02; St ahl. 5. Make time for browsing/reading aloud to support text selection. To avoid endless book swapping during ERIC (Everybody Reading In Class) and to encourage wise choices, offer regular supported browsing time and book recommendations, as well as reading aloud and displays.

Post-it ratings on books with the signature of the reviewer can be.Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Silent Reading for short! I started thinking about how difficult it can be in the afternoons to keep children interested and on task, particularly when the hot weather starts.

As a student teacher (too many years ago!) we were taught that a Silent Reading session everyday was essential.Silent Reading Acronyms. SSR -- Sustained Silent Reading. FUR -- Free Uninterrupted Reading. SQUIRT -- Sustained Quiet Uninterrupted Reading Time.

IRT -- Independent Reading Time. WART -- Writing and Reading Time. FVR -- Free Voluntary Reading. DIRT -- Daily Independent Reading Time. USSR -- Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading except in kids' classes where it means, "yoU Sit Still & Read.