Content Area Literacy
CAN BE USED BEFOR DURING OR AFTER
THEMATIC PAIRINGS - novels/short stories paired with movies can help students access difficult texts and can lead to deeper comprehension and lively classroom discussion.
EXPERT JIGSAW - An expert jigsaw breaks up a large text into smaller chunks. It allows the students to take leadership by teaching their peers what they’ve learned, but first gives them the confidence to do so by giving them time to consult with other students that read the same section of a given text.
Your principal asks you to explain why you selected these strategies and why you believe they are effective.
Makes students want to read.
Intresting and Purposeful
Students are invested and want to find out information from the text
Students become one with the text