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Close Reading

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Melissa Davies - one year ago
Description
These documents take a bit of time to introduce, …
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Grade Level
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Submitted By
Melissa Davies - one year ago
Description
These documents take a bit of time to introduce, but quickly become a staple for the English classroom. Based on research and various resources, I have put together a strategy to get students thinking and connecting with what they read. The guide helps to get students started with the concept of close reading, and the dialogue journal is to be used for longer works and/or works that cannot be written on. I recommend taking time to teach the subject-specific vocabulary and doing a guided practice of annotating. For the annotations, you can give a minimum number for the annotations themselves and/or the number of categories. To prepare for an essay, I have also directed students to have a certain number of annotations that can be used as evidence in their writing.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
close reading
text analysis
novel study
short story
poetry
critical thinking
Learning Standards
Competencies: Understand and appreciate how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages; Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to analyze ideas within, between, and beyond texts; Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world; Evaluate how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact; Recognize an increasing range of text structures and how they contribute to meaning Content: Strategies and processes; Language features, structures, and conventions
Duration
15-45 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Explain the Image

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Classroom printable
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Submitted By
Maria Vamvalis - 3 years ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by T…
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Maria Vamvalis - 3 years ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by The Critical Thinking Consortium (www.tc2.ca) students use visual clues to explain images. They develop an understanding of the importance of making plausible inferences about an image in order to gather information about a historical or contemporary situation or place. It includes instructional suggestions for teachers (learn about the strategy, practicing the strategy, independent student activities) and resources for students (data chart, rating scale, student guide, samples and self-assessment rubric). An additional 80 Tools for Thought lessons are available to either individual members of Partner schools, boards and/or districts.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Keywords
visual literacy
critical thinking
inferences
images
media literacy
visual analysis
URLs
https://tc2.ca/en/creative-collaborative-critical-thinking/resources/t4t-tools-for-thought/
Learning Standards
- visual literacy - plausible inferencing - visual analysis - differentiating between observations and inferences - inquiry-based learning
Duration
Adaptable - 30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 19, 2017
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Writing Power: Effective Writing Instruction and Assessment

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Assessment
Classroom printable
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Grade Level
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Submitted By
Adrienne Gear - 3 years ago
Description
Handout connected to Super Conference workshop ou…
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Assessment
Classroom printable
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Grade Level
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Submitted By
Adrienne Gear - 3 years ago
Description
Handout connected to Super Conference workshop outlining an effective Writing Program, mini lessons, recommended anchor books, mini lessons, assessment practice and reproducible templates.
Subject
English Language Arts
Research
Curriculum
Keywords
superconference
Writing Power
Adrienne Gear
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 21, 2017