Hunter River High School
Pedagogy Power! Term 3 Week 1
Literacy Focus of the Week
A new Super Six reading strategy starts this week - Monitoring
Monitoring is being aware of your own thinking when you read - its helpful for teachers to verbalise the internal strategies we use when reading for students.
Conjunctions (or connectives) join words or parts of sentences. They link one idea with another to provide a logical flow to a sentence. For example, Eliza and Alice ran across the road.
Tech Top Tip
This is a great scavenger hunt that you can build and create for students using the class set of i-pads.
Quality Teaching - Deep Knowledge
Why not try:
- Hot Potato
An interactive tool that can be used for a range of activities - think posting lessons and resources, quizzes and grade management.
An interactive poster creation tool which allows students to embed a range of sources to consolidate their knowledge about a topic.
Allows students to collaboratively communicate about text and images.
Abstraction - the focus of discussions, presentations and reading materials should be on abstract concepts, themes and theories - going beyond the facts!
Superstars of the Week!
Thanks for all your work with National Partnerships!
Shout out from G2 - Glenn has provided a range of texts that can be used with the QuickSmart program.
For just being awesome!!