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Readers' Theater Script and Summarizing Activity: A Field Trip to Remember
Do you want to add a little "flavor" to your summarizing unit? Your students will work cooperatively to read an original readers' theater script. After they have finished reading, students identify the characters, setting, beginning/problem, middle/events, end/resolution, and theme on the sundae graphic organizer. Finally, students use that to write a complete summary! www.teacherspayte...
Study tip: Don’t take notes with a laptop by Cindi May, scientificamerican: Research reveals students who use longhand remember more and have a deeper understanding of the material. #Learning #Memory #Note_Taking
Some students have a hard time writing on the lines of paper. Their letter size and placement is all over the paper. One intervention that has helped many students is to highlight the bottom of each line with a highlighter. I started using this intervention with several of my students with much success. I got tired of highlighting so many pieces of paper each day for my self-contained special education classroom. I created paper that could be printed instead of hand highlighting to help s