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Strategy for student-led, graded discussion which engages students and deepens thinking


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Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
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  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-02-01.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This simple direct resource is a complete guide to meaningful class discussion. A set of guidelines or rules directs both the students and the teacher in how to create the atmosphere for in depth conversations about assigned text. The environment fosters thorough preparation on the part of the student and clear grading criteria for everyone. Students bring facts and questions about their reading to these “graded discussions.” This system of clear dialoguing about text builds the literary community Students are invited to offer their own sources of reading material encouraging authentic buy in.
July 18, 2010
I am very impressed of your organized way and also of your excellent English. You have benefited me a lot . Thanks for your effort.

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