Close Reading of Nasreen's Secret School: How Do People Access Books in Afghanistan?

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Third graders continue to practice the close reading skills of capturing the gist and reading again for important details in the sixth instructional activity in a larger unit. This is a great beginning-of-the-year unit for establishing visible thinking routines and norms in the classroom. Using the realistic and emotionally moving story Nasreen's Secret School, learners independently practice the technique of using sticky notes to record vocabulary words and collect important details about the main message of the text. Learners then transition to a whole-class circle activity with their notes, and create a classroom anchor reading chart to highlight patterns in the details. An assessment chart is provided for teachers to complete a mid-unit assessment of speaking and listening skills.  

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Grade
3rd
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Year
2013
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