Reflection: Grappling with Complexity Mae Jemison: Using Complex text with topic, main ideas & supporting details - Section 4: Guided Practice


My scholars were much more successful today, and I think one of the contributing factors is that I kept the structure of the lesson the same as our lessons last week.  Scholars worried less about WHAT to do and more about what they were doing.  They were able to focus exclusively on skill practice. 

  Keep lesson structure similar with tough standards
  Grappling with Complexity: Keep lesson structure similar with tough standards
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Mae Jemison: Using Complex text with topic, main ideas & supporting details

Unit 2: Give it All You've Got! - Part I
Lesson 11 of 16

Objective: SWBAT analyze complex text to identify topic, main ideas and supporting details

Big Idea: Analyzing a text with multiple MAIN IDEAS is tough - Let's (try to) make it easier!

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English / Language Arts, character actions, summarizing, summary
  95 minutes
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