Category Archives: paired text

Text + Questioning = Critical Literacy

This morning I had opportunity to be in classrooms working with 3rd and 4th-grade students on reading a visual text. (I played a video.) I was aiming to set them up to do some critical reading work. I wanted to point … Continue reading

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Cultivating Thought: Author’s Series

Entertain an instructional idea with me.  Will you? How about showing your students this short video from Chipotle’s Cultivating Thought, Author’s Series?  After viewing the video, students could stop and talk about what they just saw. Let them “just” talk. … Continue reading

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