Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Say What? A Whale is a Mammal - Section 4: Elaborate


As an AVID school we use the Marking the Text reading strategy as a way for students to interact with the text.

Major Steps:

1.  Number paragraphs - an efficient way for students to refer to important ideas found in specific paragraphs.

2.  Circle Key Terms, Names of People, Names of Places, and or Dates 

3.  Underline Relevant Information 

  Marking the Text
  Diverse Entry Points: Marking the Text
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Say What? A Whale is a Mammal

Unit 7: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
Lesson 5 of 15

Objective: Students will be able to construct an explanation for the anatomical similarities and differences among modern organisms and between modern and fossil organisms to infer evolutionary relationships.

Big Idea: Students learn about the fossil record, the primary type of evidence scientists use to piece together the history of life and to support and refine the theory of evolution.

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