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Teacher-Tested Strategies: Detail
District
Des Moines
Contact Email
jeff.weeks@dmps.k12.ia.us
Name of Strategy
Before Reading: General Pre-Reading
Description
I know this is basic, but I often forget to do it. I need to ask more questions before students start to read. For instance, how important is blueprint reading to building a house? Why is it important?
Rank Strategy
Very Useful and Effective
Reflection
Just this simple pre-reading strategy seemed to set up the students for better understanding. When we were out on the site and they experienced reading blueprints they had a better understanding of its importance.
Subjects
The educator applied this strategy to the following subject areas:
Technology Ed
Grade Level
The educator applied this strategy to the following grade levels:
Grade 11
Grade 12
Rank Readers
At Grade Level or Mixture of Reading Levels