Tip #1: What do my students really need to know to be successful next year?
Tip #2: Teach close reading strategies.
Tip #3: Incorporate movement and collaboration as much as possible.
What is talking to the text? Simply stated, it is must having a conversation with the text. Giving your thoughts right back to the words on the page. Leaving your thoughts, ideas, questions, comments, and light bulb moments all over the passage. This is very similar to text annotations and is an integral part of teaching those close reading strategies.Read More
What lessons need to be taught before you introduce those close reading strategies? Read on to learn more…Read More