Reflection: Student Led Inquiry The Who, What, and Why - Section 4: Collaborative Learning Opportunity


It is always very fascinating to me to listen in on students’ conversations when they are in collaborative groups. I think learning in this environment makes it a little easier for students to try new things and take risks. It also helps for students to talk through their processes and thoughts and get feedback from their peers. Joining in on the conversations makes students feel comfortable enough to talk to me about their reading as well and begin to learn the importance of responding to reading instead of just reading the words. 

  Cooperation Is the Key
  Student Led Inquiry: Cooperation Is the Key
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The Who, What, and Why

Unit 11: Reading for Key Ideas and Details
Lesson 1 of 10

Objective: SWBAT determine the main idea of an informational text.

Big Idea: What questions should I ask while reading a text to help me determine the main idea?

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English / Language Arts, Reading, plot, central message
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