Text Discussion

Recommended Practice: Provide opportunities for extended text discussion and student engagement.

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Mark It Up! Questioning and Making Connections

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The Mark It Up! strategy is used by eighth-grade language arts teacher Kelly O'Brian to scaffold small group text discussions. The teacher's lesson plan, text discussion, Mark It Up! guidelines,...

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Literature Circles Lesson Plan and Materials

Adolescent Literacy > Text Discussion > See How It Works

This set of materials, provided by Rebecca Wieder, includes a lesson plan for literature circles as well as the following materials for students: a description of student roles in literature...

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Planning for Engaging Text Discussions

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Trainers, coaches, and expert teachers are encouraged to use this planner to provide in-service training on facilitating text discussion. During this session, teachers will view or listen to four...

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Learning Together About Engaging Text Discussion

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Trainers, coaches, and expert teachers are encouraged to use these exercises to provide in-service training about extended text discussion. During this session, teachers will work in the larger...

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Observation Tool: Using Text Discussion to Further Reading Comprehension

Adolescent Literacy > Text Discussion > Overview & Tools

A teacher or teacher trainer can use this tool to observe a colleague or video of a classroom discussion and reflect on key elements for preparing students for text discussion. Related Media and...

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