Discern 3 Types of Syntheses

Discern 3 Types of Syntheses

Discern 3 Types of Syntheses Mar 9, 2018 Often teachers identify a synthesis as an aha readers experience after combining multiple thoughts and thinking beyond the text. And this is accurate. However, the concept of an “aha” may be misinterpreted as...
End a Constructed Response with an Explanation

End a Constructed Response with an Explanation

End a Constructed Response with an Explanation Feb 19, 2018 | [Reading] Teaching students to write an efficient and effective constructed response often includes an acronym or formula. Each of the following acronyms includes the same essential pieces: Repeat key words...
Create Group Products with Think, Ink, Pair, Square

Create Group Products with Think, Ink, Pair, Square

Create Group Products with Think, Ink, Pair, Square Dec 11, 2017 | [Reading] FAQ: How can you assess individual student understanding when a written product is created by a small group? ANSWER: Use the T.I.P.S. strategy. After initially teaching students how to write...
Prove Reader Curiosity with the Right Text

Prove Reader Curiosity with the Right Text

Prove Reader Curiosity with the Right Text Jun 20, 2017 | [Reading] Demonstrate to students that they do ask questions–lots of questions–about texts. They are curious about texts and motivated to read for answers. Prove this with the following activity....
Generate Narratives in Response to Reading

Generate Narratives in Response to Reading

Generate Narratives in Response to Reading Apr 18, 2017 | [Reading] For most states, the writing portions of standardized assessments are now all rooted in reading. Students aren’t writing about finding a secret door in the classroom or thinking of embarrassing...