Reflection: Checks for Understanding Small Group Discussion of Annotated Text - Section 4: Whole Group Debrief


At the end of this lesson, I realized my students were still struggling to move beyond a surface understanding of the author’s argument. I decided we needed to spend more time deconstructing the author’s argument and I needed to give them more guidance identifying the main points in the text.


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Small Group Discussion of Annotated Text

Unit 6: Exploring Identity
Lesson 5 of 14

Objective: SWBAT practice responding to each other’s ideas by engaging in a structured small group discussion.

Big Idea: Four brains are better than one. Students need to use class discussions to help them get a better handle on texts they are reading.

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English / Language Arts, research (Writing Process), discussion strategy, questioning, identity, annotate
  50 minutes
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