Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation What the heck is that? Inferring the Purpose of an Object - Section 2: Guiding the Learning


As you can see, I’m teaching a visually-oriented class this year. Sketching the mystery objects on the board (here, the coffee grinder and a large Asian incense holder) and adding notes about clues really helped my students with this activity.  


  Intrinsic Motivation: Drawing out students' thinking
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What the heck is that? Inferring the Purpose of an Object

Unit 1: Literary Analysis: Reading for Meaning, Evidence, and Purpose
Lesson 6 of 11

Objective: SWBAT...use their prior knowledge and inference skills to determine uses of unfamiliar objects

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