Reflection: Shared Expectations Avoiding the Librarian Stare Down (Expectations for Visiting the Library) - Section 1: Guiding Question


One thing that my National Boards taught me was the importance of incorporating visual opportunities into lessons. I think about that a lot, and try to incorporate images into my lessons--either done by the students (as in today's lesson), or embedded into a graphic organizer, or a cute cartoon on a checklist for a Personal Narrative. As a visual learner myself, it's important that I can connect something important to something visual.

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Avoiding the Librarian Stare Down (Expectations for Visiting the Library)

Unit 5: Independent Reading
Lesson 4 of 20

Objective: SWBAT: locate and use library resources in order to read and comprehend 6th grade appropriate texts.

Big Idea: For our first library visit in Middle School, students get a mini-lesson in how to utilize resources, locate genres, and behave like scholars.

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