What is Daily 5 ? Ask your child! : )
Ask your child what the following codes for our Daily 5 mean:
Ask your child to tell you how many minutes of STAMINA we have worked up to for R2S and R2S1!
Daily 5 is a series of literacy tasks which students which students will eventually be required to complete daily while I meet with small groups or confer with individual students. Daily 5 is more than a management system and a curriculum framework – it is a structure that will help students develop the daily habits of reading and writing that will lead to a lifetime of independent literacy.
C - Comprehension
I understand what I am reading.
A - Accuracy
I can read letters, sounds, and
F - Fluency
I can read smoothly, accurately,
and with expression.
E - Expaning Vocabulary
I learn and use new and
CAFE is an acronym for Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding Vocabulary. This reading system includes goal-setting with students in individual conferences, posting of goals on a whole-class board, developing small group instruction based on flexible clusters of students with similar goals, and targeting whole-class instruction based on emerging student needs and fine tuning one on one conferring.