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Building Academic Literacy Through Text Discussion

Building Academic Literacy Through Text Discussion
  • Topics

    Adolescent Literacy > Text Discussion > See How It Works
  • Grade Level

    Intermediate (4-6), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

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.

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