Reflection: Modeling Columbus Sticky Note Paraphrasing - Section 3: Columbus in My Own Words


With the large selection of sticky notes in stores, you could help students differentiate pieces of the text based on the sticky note color. The use of colors could help with modeling and gives added structure to how to flag important information within a text.

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  Modeling: Colored Stickies
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Columbus Sticky Note Paraphrasing

Unit 2: Columbus: Biography Discovery
Lesson 3 of 5

Objective: SWBAT summarize pieces of nonfiction text using CLOSE reading strategies by creating notes within the margins.

Big Idea: Sticky notes make it possible for students to use CLOSE reading strategies to help summarize information within a nonfiction text.

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