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Classroom Notes Plus, Volume 28, Number 2, October 2010
Paying close attention to texts and creating deeper meaning from reading are the central themes of these lessons, which include a poster gallery walk centered on a work of literature, learning how to question and respond to a text, and using the format of a graphic text to deliver a personal story.
Enhance Literature Study with a Concordance Poster Gallery Walk
In this adaptation of the gallery walk, students respond to key words from a work of literature and craft collaborative responses, in the process creating deeper meaning from their reading.
Unrehearsed Reading: Helping Students Question and Respond to a Text
The teacher models reading processes and introduces the Questioning Circle in this innovative project which targets students’ reading and discussion skills.
Focus on Reading and Writing through Graphic Narrative Essays
Students read and discuss graphic texts, then use the graphic format to tell stories of their own, with special attention to how imagery and detail convey their chosen message.
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