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Why you should try Prediction Guides

An essential (but sometimes overlooked) aspect of unit planning is determining the background knowledge of the students in the class. Equipped with an understanding of students’ background knowledge, teachers can design learning experiences to meet the needs of the students. 357 more words

11th ELA CP Periods 1A, 4A, and 4B: Learning Agenda for August 15 and 16, 2017--Introduction to the Beginnings of American Literature

Essential Questions

  • What was the purpose and audience of Native American origin stories and oral traditions?
  •  How we can we use textual evidence to support our answers when responding to literature…
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1st Semester Fall 2017

How to Help Your Students Build Relevant Background Knowledge.

One of the most important things that I have learned as an educator is that I can never assume that my students know something 822 more words

Match-up Books

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry is one of my favorite books. Not only is it an intriguing story, but it offers a wonderful opportunity to develop students’ background knowledge about World War II. 434 more words

What I Mean

The language we produce in speech is a conclusion to a set of mentally processed thoughts. These thoughts are exclusive to each individual i.e. all individuals have their own unique thoughts that aren’t configured in the same way as another individual. 201 more words