ECD525 Arizona State University Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin Paper

This assignment requires you to read the book Diary of a Worm by Cronin, D. (2003). Which the text for the whole book is attached

Once you have read the text, use the Diary of a Worm Think Aloud Text (attached) document to complete the activity using the following steps:

  • Read the Diary of a Worm text document marking spots that would be ideal to stop to model a comprehension strategy through a think aloud activity. (highlight the document) 
  • Insert your think aloud activity into the appropriate part of the text. (attached an activity)
  • Write the words you would use with your early childhood students.
  • Identify the name of the comprehension strategy you are modeling.
  • Include all six of the evidence-based strategies for beginning readers.

Here are the links from the this week’s lessons but can look elsewhere.

**Please follow Rubric and answer all portions in the assignment**

Strategies for Reading Aloud to Young Children

Three types of Within Words Spelling Patterns

Research Behind the Big Six