Teach Explicitly–I do, You Watch & Listen

Teach Explicitly–I do, You Watch & Listen

Learning Center Subscribe to Ask Smekens Filter by Category: All Reading Reader's Workshop Management Comprehension Planning Comprehension Lessons Standardized Reading Assessments Text Selection Annotating & Note-Taking Writing About Reading Literacy Stations...
Execute Mini-Lessons in 4 Steps

Execute Mini-Lessons in 4 Steps

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Go Beyond a Model; Reveal a Think Aloud

Go Beyond a Model;
Reveal a Think Aloud

Go Beyond a Model; Reveal a Think Aloud Jan 29, 2019 | [Writing] When introducing any literacy skill, teachers typically tell students what it is and show them some examples. However, teaching goes beyond telling. It reveals more than just what to do; it reveals the...
Demonstrate Expert Thoughts with Think Alouds

Demonstrate Expert Thoughts with Think Alouds

Students are required to do so many different types of thinking. The college and career-ready standards ask students to compare and contrast, to analyze and judge, to evaluate and discern. They also have to rationalize and explain their thinking with evidence and...