Pulling Together

Pulling Together

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Four dedicated educators pull in the current big ideas in teaching a€” formative assessment, backward design, inquiry learning, strategic teaching, metacognition a€” and put them together in a way that makes sense. Pulling Together shows how this collaborative process is reflected in all aspects of the literacy learning process, from unit planning to the inquiry process to linking assessment to responsive lesson design. The book explores working together with students to develop and explore essential ideas and practices, including: responsive teaching and assessment; reading as a personalized and meaningful experience; and critical literacy. Complete with diagrams, graphic organizers, classroom examples, assessment tools, and lists of core understandings, this timely guide presents a comprehensive answer to the big questions about teaching English language arts.Using the model of the paragraph on the beliefs of Ancient China, students write a paragraph on one aspect of the Zhou Dynasty. G Teachers formatively ... G Teachers provide feedback by assessing on a rubric and identifying the following : 1. What is working ... Students are given a Venn diagram template, and we model how to use the diagram to compare and contrast the two belief systems. G Studentsanbsp;...

Title:Pulling Together
Author:Leyton Schnellert, Mehjabeen Datoo, Krista Ediger, Joanne Panas
Publisher:Pembroke Publishers Limited - 2009


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