Planning a Class

Using Goals

Transitions

Introductions

Conclusions

Discussions

New Concept/Assignment

Using Student Samples

Leading a Discussion

Using Write to Learns

Group Activities

Reflecting on Lessons


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Authors & Contributors

To Begin a Lesson

Allow students time to focus their thoughts before asking them to engage in activities.

Sample WTL: Take about 5 minutes to free-write your personal reaction to one of the main ideas from one of these authors. Pick one, and keep writing. Don't stop. Just generate any thoughts or feelings you have about what the texts are saying. You can jot down any personal experiences you may have had that relate, or any observations that comment on the idea.