Reflection: Lesson Planning Author Skype Session - Section 2: Skype Session


I've conducted several Skype sessions with authors.  What never fails is that my students run out of questions before we run out of time.  The authors are very good at answering the questions and doing so in a timely manner.  Each time I reflect the result is the same - more topics/ questions needed.  The challenge of this is to be prepared with questions that are not repetitions of those already asked.

I always have at least four student questions that are considered "extra" and three follow up questions to ask myself at the end.


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Author Skype Session

Unit 5: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 4
Lesson 8 of 8

Objective: SWBAT use technology to interact with the author of Cinder, Marissa Meyer, using inquiry to modify or validate their own views.

Big Idea: Bringing the world to my students.

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