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lesson 2
1 hour

Close-Reading and Gathering Evidence


This lesson uses the Jigsaw protocol that will be used throughout the module. Students collaborate with peers to promote student engagement and learn about peregrine falcons. After the Jigsaw protocol, spend time deconstructing the learning targets with students. This gives them a clear vision for what learning will focus on for each lesson. This research-based strategy supports struggling learners the most. Using learning targets is also a powerful way to teach academic vocabulary. This lesson reviews reading for the gist and gives students practice annotating informational texts.


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From of the New York State Education Department. Grade 6 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 2. Available from; accessed 2015-05-29. Newer versions may exist from Expeditionary Learning.
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