Reflection: Checks for Understanding Sketch to Stretch Your Thinking - Section 3: Work Time


For the students who are using picture books to visualize, I still have to hold them accountable. Here's one way I check in with them to ensure that this is done.

  Using nonfiction to visualize
  Checks for Understanding: Using nonfiction to visualize
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Sketch to Stretch Your Thinking

Unit 5: Independent Reading
Lesson 12 of 20

Objective: SWBAT: use visualization as a comprehension strategy as they read independently.

Big Idea: I pull this lesson out on figurative rainy days--when my kids have been working really hard, when we're all a little burned out. I mean, who doesn't like a little doodling?

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