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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Guided Comprehension: Previewing Using an Anticipation Guide
|Grades||3 – 6|
|Lesson Plan Type||Recurring Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 60-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Several copies of Teammates by Peter Golenbock (Voyager Books, 1992)
- Three instructional-level texts (see Suggested Booklist for Jackie Robinson)
- Summary Sheet: Student-Facilitated Comprehension Routines
- Teaching with Documents: Jackie Robinson, Civil Rights Advocate
- Jackie Robinson and other Baseball Highlights
- Jackie Robinson Biography
- The Jackie Robinson Foundation: About Jackie Robinson
- Breaking Barriers: Jackie’s Nine Values
- Instructional Reading Strategy: Anticipation Guides
|1.||Review the Teacher resources listed before using anticipation guides and the previewing strategy with your students. For more information on the previewing strategy and the Guided Comprehension Model, see Guided Comprehension in Grades 3–8 by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen.
|2.||Read Teammates and review the Anticipation Guide for Teammates to become familiar with the story. Photocopy a class set of the anticipation guide and prepare a transparency as well.
|3.||Photocopy a class set of the blank Anticipation Guide.
|4.||Gather three instructional-level texts that match the needs of three levels of reading in your class (see Suggested Booklist for Jackie Robinson). Create an anticipation guide for each text that you select using the blank Anticipation Guide sheet in preparation for the teacher-guided, small-group instruction (see Stage 2).
NOTE: This lesson is intended as an introduction to the previewing strategy and the use of anticipation guides. With continued practice, students should be able to apply the previewing strategy independently to other texts.