Wednesday, March 5, 2008

How do you make connections?


Want a quick way to have students make a connection with reading material? Show the students how to activate schema. Model how a written piece of work, or a visual or an audio piece connects to the world, or to life or to another piece of work. Next, have the kids think-pair-share to show you how they make connections to the world, or to life, or to another piece of work.

Use www.gothamgazette.com for fast, short selections on any subject area.

Click on the title and you will see handy-dandy worksheets to print out that will help guide students in making connections to show their understanding.

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