Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Exploring Predator and Prey Relationships - Section 3: Explain

 

There are a number of powerful post reading strategies, all intended to help students consolidate their thinking following the reading experience.

Analogies, the strategy used here, is considered a "similarities and differences" strategy, which is one of the 9 High Yield Strategies described by Robert Marzano. Word analogies allow the student to link a new concept to what is already known. 

Some other good post read strategies include:

3-2-1

  • Three things I found out.
  • Two things I think are interesting.
  • One question I have. 

Add-on

  • First student shares one piece of information.
  • Two student adds on.
  • Third student adds on. 
  • And so on.

Students may not repeat information already given.

Chain Notes

The written version of add-on. Students may not repeat information already given.

  Using a Post Read
  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Using a Post Read
Loading resource...
 

Exploring Predator and Prey Relationships

Unit 8: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
Lesson 1 of 10

Objective: SWBAT to construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among predator and prey.

Big Idea: Students explore predator and prey relationships in ecosystems.

  Print Lesson
25 teachers like this lesson
lynx
 
1
2
3
4
5
Similar Lessons
 
Determining A Book To Read For Author Visit
8th Grade ELA » Independent Reading II
Big Idea: Choose your own adventure! Well, sort of. Choose your book then create a plan.
  Favorites(1)
  Resources(14)
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
Toby Sorge
 
Engineering Challenge - Saving Freddie
7th Grade Science » Engineering
Big Idea: Learn the basics of engineering vocabulary - problem, constraints, criteria for success in the sweet engineering challenge.
  Favorites(10)
  Resources(12)
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
Deborah Gaff
 
What is a Sandwich?
8th Grade Science » Introduction to Science and Engineering Practices
Big Idea: Students identify what makes a sandwich a sandwich to practice argumentation based on evidence.
  Favorites(48)
  Resources(14)
Lake In The Hills, IL
Environment: Suburban
Lori Knasiak
 
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close