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Scaffolding Comprehension Strategies Using Graphic Organizers
|Grades||3 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three to four 45-minute sessions|
New York, New York
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Content area texts
- Folder for handouts
- Overhead projector or whiteboard
- Cooperative Learning Rubric
- Cooperative Learning Roles
- Clunk Pattern Poster
- KWL Graphic Organizer
- Clunks and Clues Graphic Organizer
- QAD Graphic Organizer
|1.||Review and, if necessary, modify the graphic organizers to meet the specific needs and abilities of your students. For assistance in creating or recreating graphic organizers, use the following resources:
|2.||Display a poster-size version of the Clunk Pattern Poster in your classroom for students' reference during the lesson.
|3.||Create a poster-size version of the Cooperative Learning Roles, in addition to printing a handout for each student.
|4.||Make one copy of the KWL Graphic Organizer handout for each student.
|5.||Find students or colleagues to assist in the modeling of cooperative learning roles.
|6.||Select a sample passage from a textbook to use for modeling the four reading strategies used in this lesson: preview, click and clunk, get the gist, and wrap-up.
|7.||Review the Cooperative Learning Rubric or prepare one on your own to use for evaluation of students' cooperative learning behaviors.