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1 Discovering the Roots of Freedom in American History Discovering the Roots of Freedom in American History

2 Dawn Lakowski Linda Mehlbrech August 11, 2008

3 Agenda Agenda  Eighth Grade Review Activity  Vocabulary Development  Before Reading Strategies  During Reading Strategies  After Reading Strategies  Door Prizes

4 Expectations  Classroom ready literacy strategies for teaching history content  Ideas for differentiating the curriculum for struggling readers. second language learners and advanced students

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7 Frayer Model Frayer Model  Rights  Compromise  Voting  Election  President  Amendment  Delegate

8 Frayer Model The new concept: Definition (in own words) Essential characteristics Examples (from own life) Non-examples (from own life)

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10 California Content Standards California Content Standards

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12 What Makes Word Walls Work?  Word Walls should be built over time with shared ownership between teacher and students.  Words are harvested from rich language contexts.  Word Walls should be kept as simple and uncluttered as possible.  Words on the Wall should be visible to everyone

13  What to build and when to add is based on student needs.  Use of walls as helpful references must be modeled.  The goal of creating and using Word Walls is ultimately automaticity of basic processes.

14 Before Reading Strategies Before Reading Strategies

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16 Ideas for Using Picture Books in History Classes

17 Strategic Readers Strategic Readers  They are actively involved in the reading.  They often have a running dialogue with the text.  They visualize scenes and characters.  They make predictions about what they are reading.

18 Strategic Readers  They relate their prior knowledge to the topic they are reading about.  They read with a purpose in mind.  They monitor their comprehension and, when necessary, apply appropriate strategies.  They accept ambiguity and push on.

19 Anticipation Guide Anticipation Guide

20 Primary Source

21 Worksheet for Anticipation Guide

22 During Reading Strategy

23 During Reading

24 After Reading Strategy

25 After Reading Twelve Word Summary In 12 words or less, summarize the most important aspects from today’s lesson. In 12 words or less, summarize the most important aspects from today’s lesson.

26 Contact Information   Teacher Resource Center 1299 E. 32 nd St room 14 Signal Hill, CA


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