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Teacher-Tested Strategies: Detail
District
Des Moines
Contact Email
donna.rusk@dmps.k12.ia.us
Name of Strategy
Before Reading: Anticipation Guides
Description
I made an anticipation guide for our chapter on nutrients. They completed the guide before reading. When students read later, they checked the validity of their beliefs. It also helped them see what was important in the chapter.
Rank Strategy
Very Useful and Effective
Reflection
This worked great. I've been using this strategy in other classes as well. I thought it would be more time consuming for me, but I've just shifted the focus. The time spent "up front" means my students are more prepared to really learn!
Subjects
The educator applied this strategy to the following subject areas:
Family/Consumer Science
Grade Level
The educator applied this strategy to the following grade levels:
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Rank Readers
At Grade Level or Mixture of Reading Levels