Big Idea:This Four Square note model is one any student can create with a piece of paper. It requires folding and labeling the squares for their notes. Students will practice labeling, and through guided practice fill in their squares with notes from text.
Big Idea:Paraphrasing is very tricky to do and understanding the rules of plagiarism are important as they are learning to research. This lesson is to help students get better at using their notes to create good sentences that are in their own words.
Big Idea:A concept wall is a great way for a class to keep track of important details they are reading. They can use the wall to add new words, ideas, and details that they find relevant to understanding the topic. This focus of this concept wall is on Columbus.