Teachers can support student writing by using sentence frames which provide the option for varied responses. This technique helps students understand what the answer might look like.
This lesson is part of the Persuasion Across Time and Space unit. In this video, the teacher works with struggling students and prepares them to access complex text by scaffolding their background knowledge on the text.
This lesson is part of the Persuasion Across Time and Space unit. In this lesson, students work in groups to analyze speeches (complex oral texts) and share expertise. This resource provides insight on effective use of heterogeneous grouping and scaffolding techniques.
This lesson is part of the Persuasion Across Time and Space unit. In the video, students are shown how to use a three-step interview process to analyze the language forms used in an informal persuasive situation to better understand the structural, organizational, grammatical, and lexical/...
A part of the Persuasion Across Time and Space unit, this lesson shows a process of how students can use evidence to analyze how rhetorical devices are used to persuade a reader or audience. Students must build on each other's answers to reach a consensus on an answer.
A part of the Persuasion Across Time and Space unit, this video focuses on using vocabulary activities to extend student understanding after completing activities around a complex text. This video aims to extend student understanding of the vocabulary found in the Gettysburg Address.
In this classroom video, the teacher introduces a character study of Cinderella by sharing a number of diverse versions of the Cinderella story, chosen to reflect the cultures of her students.
In this video, the teacher leads an in-depth discussion about the nature of the magic used in a picture-book version of Cinderella.