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Building Academic Literacy Through Text Discussion
Listen to high school English teacher Jim Burke describe the importance of providing opportunities for adolescents to discuss text. He explains how he establishes a supportive environment for discussions and describes note-taking organizers he uses to help students prepare for text discussions. View the sample materials, Analyzing Speeches and "Four R" Notetaking Template, for more details.
- Analyzing Speeches (Sample Material)
- "Four R" Notetaking Template (Sample Material)
- Burlingame High School Description