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I used a jigsaw activity for an 8-paged article on Wm. Shakespere. Groups of four were assigned two pages each. Then one from each group met in a different group to fill out an outline of key points needed to know for the unit.
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Students were happy they didn't have to read the whole article. They read their sections more completely than usual. I will use it again, but I'll allow more time. There was good exchange that we didn't have time for. Interesting point: several students asked to take the article home to read it all.
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Grade 8
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