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Help students assess what they already know about a topic and what they want to learn.
Use this strategy to improve students’ reading skills and help them connect ideas in a text to their own lives, current events, and history.
Use our student-centered teaching strategies to strengthen your students’ literacy skills, nurture critical thinking, and create a respectful classroom climate. You can implement these strategies with any academic content.
The following teaching strategies are referenced in the Teaching Mockingbird guide, and can be used for bringing the teaching of To Kill a Mockingbird into your classroom.
The teaching strategies on this page are referenced within The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy unit.
Teachers can download easy-to-use processes to implement reading, viewing, and writing exercises to align any content to Common Core Standards.
The following strategies are useful when teaching the Nanjing Atrocities: Crimes of War content.
Help students track a story’s main ideas and supporting details by having them illustrate important scenes.
Students mimic a town hall meeting as they share their perspectives on a topic.
Support students’ tracking of new or important vocabulary by displaying these words in a shared space in the classroom.
Provide students with a graphic tool to record and organize information about characters in a text.
Invite students to nonverbally communicate something they have read or watched, using a color, a symbol, and an image.