Reflection: Accountability Establishing Novel Knowledge through Discussion - Section 2: Discussion

 

During each group's "off-time" today, when I was working with the other group for discussion and they should have been reading, there was chatter. I know now that this class will need further structure, which is fortunately already in the plans.

Our skill work will require practice rather than silent reading, so they were already going to have more to do (and show at the end of the hour for accountability); however, I will need to make sure that the entire practice will keep students engaged and channel their chatty tendencies into their work. If the practice alone does not succeed, I may need to incorporate a move I used for accountability in the first unit, filming group discussion [of skills] when I am with the other group.

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Establishing Novel Knowledge through Discussion

Unit 3: Text Structure and Language Use in Literature
Lesson 4 of 15

Objective: SWBAT effectively engage in discussion by preparing and sharing quality questions and comments about their novels.

Big Idea: Discuss to create a shared understanding of the reading.

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