Reflection: Gradual Release How to Use a Timeline to Summarize Events in Because of Winn-Dixie - Section 5: Closure

 

Using the timeline graphic organizer is an effective instructional strategy for visual learners.  It also helps scholars to distinguish relevant and irrelevant information.  Modeling how to use the timeline graphic organizer helped to diminish questions and uncertainty.  Students had a clear understanding of expectations and used time efficiently to generate written summaries.

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How to Use a Timeline to Summarize Events in Because of Winn-Dixie

Unit 3: This Land is Our Land
Lesson 3 of 17

Objective: SWBAT construct a summary using a timeline graphic organizer.

Big Idea: Students will use a timeline graphic organizer to construct a written summary.

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English / Language Arts, Literature, Reading, Comprehension (Reading), summary, timeline, Graphic Organizer, Because of Winn
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