Reflection: Shared Expectations Collaborative Annotations: Diigo and Pre-Research for Background Knowledge - Section 2: Students Share Personal Annotations and Post to "Group"

 

So far so good.  The students seemed game to try using diigo and downloaded the app for their chromebooks (we are a 1:1 school), and they enjoyed the freedom to pick a text.  My  concern going forward is going to be keeping up with using diigo at least once a unit or quarter. Otherwise, it could end up being a flash in the pan and not much of a bona fide tool for the students to learn from. 

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  Shared Expectations: Continuing to research online
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Collaborative Annotations: Diigo and Pre-Research for Background Knowledge

Unit 4: Literary: Point of View and Perspective in Short Fiction and Non-Fiction
Lesson 6 of 6

Objective: SWBAT research the folklore story of "The Monkey King" by using online annotation tools and will be able to then compare those insights to those in the graphic novel, American Born Chinese.

Big Idea: What is a Monkey King? We begin pre-researching for American Born Chinese by reading online!

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English / Language Arts, Literature, structure (Composition Basics), structure, point of view, perspective, narration, american born chinese, la brea tar pit, coming of, identity
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