Reflection: Complex Tasks What's the Point? Learning about Cow Power and Ozone Depletion - Section 3: Partner Work


The advanced work really shocked me because when I was talking with this group I just got them started. They really took it and came up with another point and several reasons to support the point. With such a hard skill and only the second lesson in the unit I am very impressed.

The basic example is what most students were able to do. They did identify the authors point, but I had to prompt them with questions. What is the text about? The ozone What is happening to it? It has a hole in it.  What does the author tell us about why this is happening?

The below basic work listed two points, but did not align them to the reasons that support that point.

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What's the Point? Learning about Cow Power and Ozone Depletion

Unit 10: Author's Point
Lesson 3 of 10

Objective: SWBAT identify the author's point and reasons the author uses to support their point.

Big Idea: If you want a really complex and rigorous lesson, this one's for you! It is actually very interesting too.

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