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Teach your students to become critical viewers of film with this four-step procedure.
Invite students to nonverbally communicate something they have read or watched, using a color, a symbol, and an image.
This kinesthetic discussion activity invites students to be active listeners and speakers and to interact with a wide range of classmates.
Students sort, arrange, and connect their thoughts on an idea or question, creating a visual representation of their understanding.
Deepen students' understanding of a topic by having them connect to their prior knowledge.
Develop a classroom contract to create a community of mutual respect and inclusion.
This strategy helps students synthesize and articulate the most important takeaways from a variety of resources containing information about a particular topic or theme.
Help students interpret an image by “framing” smaller portions of the image and analyzing them.
Teach students how to decode an essay prompt with this four-step procedure.
Use a graphic organizer to help students analyze a historical document and determine its perspective or bias.
Use a graphic tool to help students centralize and organize evidence as they prepare to respond to a writing prompt.
Assess students’ understanding, monitor their questions, or gather feedback on your teaching by having them turn in exit cards.