Friday, March 15, 2013

Literacy Strategy of the Week


Terrific strategy for all grade levels and across content.  We've used these in teachers' meetings as well.  Our kids need these opportunities to show us what they know and what they're thinking. 

Carol Duffy, Lamoine's 5th grade teacher, challenges her students to mini- research exercises and asks students to use 3,2,1 for their notetaking.  It matches up well with KWL before they begin the research.  Neat way to encourage content reading and thinking.

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  1. I think this could be sued as an exit slip as well - 3 things you learned from class today, 2 questions you have, 1 thing you'd like to know more about, for example...