Talking & Responding

The Integration of Strands 1 & 3

https://www.smore.com/de4t9

Follow us to Win!

FREE BOOKS!


- Instagram: The Purpose Driven Teacher

- Facebook: Texas Literacy Resources

- Our Newsletter: www.kellyharmon.net

Goals

  • Understand the demands of strands 1 & 3 fully
  • Explore ways to promote students communicating and responding
  • Build student's content knowledge through incorporating their interesting into the classroom.

Foundational Communication Skills (Strand 1)

Actively Listening

  • Stop
  • Listen
  • Process

Sharing Your Thinking with Others

Discussion Circles

  • Unit of study centered
  • Listen Actively
  • Express an opinion
  • Work collaboratively
  • Participate / Engage in meaningful discourse
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

Task: What skills were employed during the discussion?

Videos

  • Hook
  • Plant a question in each group (author's purpose, personal connections, words)
  • Builds content knowledge
https://youtu.be/xbHszDDdle8

Task: What does the author want you to believe after watching this video?

https://youtu.be/EXU32Og_ozI
https://youtu.be/pDN_dzq7atI

Share your thinking and learn from others!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-UCAvXdLus

Group Roles

  • Everyone has a role
  • Knows expectations
  • Everyone shares


"Whoever does the work, does the learning."

8th Graders Share Annotations

https://youtu.be/o4ruiDLboE4

Responding

  • Describe personal connections
  • Provide oral, pictorial, or written response
  • Write brief comments on literary & informational texts
  • Use text evidence
  • Retell, paraphrase, or summarize texts
  • Interact with sources in meaningful ways (note taking, annotating, freewrite, illustrate)
  • Respond using newly acquired vocab
  • Discuss specific ideas

Accountable Talk

Big picture

Quick Writes

  • "drite"
  • 2-5 minutes
  • "Stop and reread what you wrote."
Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

Blurbs

A social media write!


  • Write a post....
  • Write an Instagram caption
  • Tweet
  • Use #hashtags
Big picture

Task: Write a blurb that showcases your learning thus far today. Be sure to use #hashtags to show your thinking.

Reciprocal Teaching

Big picture

Write Arounds

  • A silent discussion
Big picture

Task: Do kids need devices?