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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
October 08, 2016
I think the difference in the usage of discovery vs interesting facts is that I can tell you something I discovered by reading a text, but that doesn't mean it was interesting. Interesting would be something I thought was cool or exciting. Naturally, this would vary from student to student. Either way, you have students exploring a text, reading, and learning more about a topic. As long as they are doing this, I'm happy, regardless of the terms used to organize their thinking.
May 01, 2016
I was thinking that interesting facts would come from the informational captions whereas the main facts would come from the main text.
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.)
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