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Des Moines Public Schools
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Name of Strategy
During Reading: Guided Notes
Description
I recommend that students refer to a book titled, "What Smart Students Know,Maximum Grades, Optimum Learning, Minimum Time" by Adam Robinson for tips on how to read for understanding. Robinson leads students through a 12 steps to process information from reading sources. Chapter 7 answers the question, "What Information Is Important Here?" This is a helpful guide for students who are overwhelmed with the amount of information in an AP course.
Rank Strategy
Very Useful and Effective
Reflection
I refer to this guide at parent/teacher conferences for students struggling with how to select and organize information in the course.
Subjects
The educator applied this strategy to the following subject areas:
Social Science
Grade Level
The educator applied this strategy to the following grade levels:
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
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Majority Above Grade Level