Reflection: Rigor Connecting Ideas, Events, and Individuals - Section 3: Did They Get It?


As I continue to revise and reevaluate my lessons based on Common Core Standards, I continue to be surprised how the ideas keep coming!

I think that the next time I teach this particular lesson, this activity will be a prewriting activity that will be followed by a formal writing assignment.  Even as I was teaching this one, I felt like I was leaving too much on the table.  

Common Core continues to amaze me by providing opportunities for intellectual freedom and lesson creativity.  

I feel like my new teacher mantra is "Depth, Not Breadth."  Let's take them deeper and deeper into the material!

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Connecting Ideas, Events, and Individuals

Unit 17: Studying Informational Text
Lesson 6 of 6

Objective: SWBAT to analyze interactions between ideas, events, and individuals by creating a graphic organizer.

Big Idea: How many connections between ideas, events, and individuals can we find?

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English / Language Arts, Listening and Speaking, paraphrasing, discussions
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