TAKING NOTES USING A GRAPHIC ORGANIZER: INFERRING ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF RELIGION IN COLONIAL AMERICA
- For the partner reading of an unfamiliar and complex piece of informational text, pair stronger readers with those needing more support.
- This lesson involves chunking text. If appropriate, explicitly name this strategy for students.
- This lesson is structured to include a gradual release of responsibility to students. Beginning with clear modeling prepares students to continue the task independently.
- Be sure to hold on to students’ completed graphic organizers, since they will need them for their paragraph writing in Lessons 7 and 9.