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Studying a Rigorous Comprehension Lesson (February 14, 2013)

Bridge to Practice

Please complete by March 14, 2013

Try implementing a Text Talk/Questioning the Author (QtA) lesson with your students. Ask a colleague (or your coach!) to take descriptive notes on which students participate and what they say in response to your queries. Share your experiences at your PLC meeting before March 14th.

You can download the Bridge to Practice sheet at:


A Look Ahead for Our IFL Work

  • Wednesday, February 27th (After School): Short session on text dependent questions
  • Thursday, March 14th (Delayed Opening): IFL module “Designing a Rigorous Comprehension Lesson”

Guaranteed to build strong brains and a healthy discussion.

Hungry for More?

Link to this QtA Mini-Handout for question stems and tips for planning your own QtA read aloud. https://docs.google.com/a/chccs.k12.nc.us/file/d/0B0onYIe1LWxGbEhsQkRpN0FfdGc/edit?usp=sharing