Teacher Debora Gaten shows her elementary school students how to analyze imagery, figurative language, and their own emotions when reading poems.
May 2015 Archives
Teacher Antoinette Pippin engages her 5th grade students in a "Claims, Evidence, Reasoning" protocol. Using what she calls "the trifecta of argument," she helps her students make claims and support their claims with evidence and reasoning.
To create an authentic learning experience, English language arts teacher Sarah Brown Wessling has her students analyze a text from the perspective of a reality TV producer.
Sherwanda Chism, a 4th and 5th grade teacher, encourages her students to use "accountable talk stems" to help them seamlessly build off of each other's ideas, ask questions, and participate in collaborative discussions.