Reflection: Lesson Planning Women Firefighters Lead the Way to Organizing a Summary - Section 3: Activator: Vote with your feet!


Active learning strategies, like the one in this lesson, that get the students up and moving are great for maintaining engagement and are proven to provide effective learning experiences. In addition, it gives me immediate feedback on who understands the instructions and expectations of the activity itself and as well as of the current topic: writing a summary.

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Women Firefighters Lead the Way to Organizing a Summary

Unit 3: Nonfiction Part I
Lesson 5 of 9

Objective: Identify the main idea and supporting details in a non ficition article.

Big Idea: America’s female firefighters have worked long and hard to be accepted into this traditionally male profession. Use this historical perspective to find the main ideas and organize a summary of an article.

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