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Have students move around the classroom to explore a range of documents, images, or student work.
Students seek out and share ideas and information with classmates through this cooperative learning strategy.
Help students process their thoughts and emotions on a topic by engaging them in a written conversation with their classmates.
Use this interactive timeline activity to help students understand and remember the chronology of events.
Encourage students to recognize the multiple causal factors behind an event from history, the present, or literature, using the visual of an iceberg.
Use this graphic tool to help students consider the many factors that shape their own identity and that of groups, nations, and historical and literary figures.
Spark students’ interest in a book before reading it by having them make predictions and ask questions about its contents.
Students become “experts” on a topic and then share their new knowledge with peers.
Create a practice of student journaling to help students critically examine their surroundings and make informed judgments.
Help students assess what they already know about a topic and what they want to learn.
Structure a discussion that uses journaling and group work to strengthen students’ listening skills.
Help students strengthen their literacy skills by increasing the complexity of the questions they need to answer about a text.