|1.||Imagine that you are a student who is participating in this lesson. What is your experience? What kind of thinking are you doing? What are you learning?|
|2.||Then think yourself into the role of the teacher who is leading the lesson. What are you doing? Why are you doing it? How are you handling the three phases of the lesson— anticipation, building knowledge, and consolidation?|
Text Preview, Think/Pair/Share, and M-Chart The teacher begins the lesson by reading a short section from the text and calling attention to a key word in it. The talk goes like this:
Teacher: Today we are going to read a piece of writing about cigarette smoking. Let's begin with your own thoughts on the subject. Do you think cigarette smoking should be banned? Take a minute to think about that
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Publication information: Book title: Teaching and Learning Strategies for the Thinking Classroom. Contributors: Alan Crawford - Author, Wendy Saul - Author, Samuel R. Mathews - Author, James Makinster - Author. Publisher: International Debate Education Association. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 2005. Page number: 134.
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