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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
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March 04, 2012
This is a marvelous lesson plan of using the "smart" teaching strategy of combining all sorts of standards into one lesson. My 5th students and I have had great success with previewing, determining which strategy to use for errors when reading, writing the "gist", and others that have been incorporated into this lesson. As a teacher I have found the addition of working successfully in groups to be the icing on the cake. Bravo, Susan! Very well done.
January 29, 2012
I've been teaching for a while, and I find that I rarely ever trust other teachers' resources and, particularly, organizers. I tend always to create my own.
What a pleasant experience it was stumbling upon your CSR materials. I found that I had to modify them very little; they were excellent to begin with.
Thanks for sharing, and for making your materials simple and clear.
November 27, 2011
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