Go Beyond Highlighting–Expect Why-Lighting

Go Beyond Highlighting–
Expect Why-Lighting

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Introduce the Purpose of Annotation

Introduce the Purpose of Annotation

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Expose K-2 Readers to Annotation Strategies

Expose K-2 Readers to Annotation Strategies

Analyzing and annotating text used to be a reading strategy reserved for collegiate reading. However, this expectation has trickled down into the elementary classroom with the adoption of the more rigorous College and Career-Ready Standards. In the intermediate...
Annotate Multimodal Texts

Annotate Multimodal Texts

Videos are referred to as multimodal texts–meaning students have to use both visual and audio modes of communication to analyze the information presented. Unlike other types of visuals (e.g., photographs, illustrations, infographics, editorial cartoons, etc.),...