“Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information; articulating and building on ideas; constructing explanations; engaging in argument from evidence—such language-rich performance expectations permeate the new Standards. ” Understanding Language Initiative
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Main References 40 Things to Do with a Text, by Braham and Gaughan Teaching Students to Read Like Detectives, by Fisher, Frey, and Lapp Making Thinking Visible, by Ritchhart, Church, and Morrison Notice and Note, by Beers and Probst The Art of Slow Reading, by Newkirk
What to Expect The cards offer 40 different ways to bring students back into the text to write, find evidence, reflect, read deeply, and become stronger, independent readers. We will practice with a few of these strategies; many we will just discuss. A quick pace
40 Ways to Read Like a Detective D ISCUSSION OF Q UESTIONING / D ISCUSSING Cards 10 - 15 1.How do you support text-dependent questions and discussions in your instruction? 2.How do you establish rules for discussing in your classroom?
40 Ways to Read Like a Detective E XPLORING W HAT THE T EXT S AYS Cards 16 - 22
40 Ways to Read Like a Detective D ISCUSSION OF E XPLORING WHAT THE T EXT S AYS Cards 16 - 22 1.Were any strategies new to you? Did any reveal new ways to do things you already do in your classroom? 2.Which strategy might you hesitate to try? Why?
40 Ways to Read Like a Detective O RGANIZATION & S TRUCTURE Cards 23 - 26
40 Ways to Read Like a Detective D ISCUSSION OF F ORMAT, G ENRE, & M EDIA Cards 27 - 31 1.How do teachers utilize technology to support the instruction of the standards? 2.What strategy would you include / add to this section?
40 Ways to Read Like a Detective R ESPONDING TO I DEAS Cards 32 - 36
40 Ways to Read Like a Detective D ISCUSSION OF V OCABULARY & G RAMMAR Cards 37 - 40 1.How does your vocabulary and grammar instruction look different as a result of Shift Three? 2.How can school and district leaders encourage classroom teachers to adjust grammar and vocabulary instruction?
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