ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you.
Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.
Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Reading Informational Texts Using the 3-2-1 Strategy
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 45- to 60-minute sessions|
- Published Comments
April 11, 2015
Ditto on Judy Herr comment "It's not clear to me what the difference is between 3 things I DISCOVERED versus 2 INTERESTING facts. Can you clarify the difference? I understand how to teach T charts and the difference between important and interesting facts, but I don't know how to explain this 3-2-1 strategy. ( I get the 1 more thing I want to learn part.)
March 14, 2015
I am new to lesson plan concept. I enjoyed reading all the materials. I feel these ideas can be adopted/adapted for other instructional areas too.
January 17, 2014
I like the Suzanne tweaks and I did a tweak of her tweaks. I changed to reflect the informal language of my students and also include the 5 w questions ( Who, what,where,when, why ....how, which, did, Does, etc.)
November 10, 2013
Thanks for the time spent putting this together! It is very easily adaptable to any age group! I particularly LOVE the interactive charts!
March 23, 2013
this is a great lesson; I will enjoy presenting it next week!
February 20, 2012
I tweaked a little.... 3 things I discovered, 2 things I sort of knew but didn't know...., and I more thing I want to know.
November 11, 2010
It's not clear to me what the difference is between 3 things I DISCOVERED versus 2 INTERESTING facts. Can you clarify the difference? I understand how to taech T charts and the difference between important and interesting facts, but I don't know how to explain this 3-2-1 strategy. ( I get the 1 more thing I want to learn part.)
- Post a Comment
Have you tried this lesson? If so, what worked well for you? Did you make any changes? Do you have different resources to recommend? Share your thoughts here.
- Send Us Feedback
We are always working to improve our content. Please contact us to share your thoughts about this lesson plan, including any concerns or suggestions.