This lesson was created for an advanced ESL class. This can be used in an ELA class as well. It contains a do now, an aim, learning targets, language and content objectives, CCLS slide, a mini lesson of what GIST activity and strategy means, I do/ We do / You do model, and a closing share out slide to follow up with the responses and an exit slip that is on the worksheet, which is also available for sale. Students formulate GIST statements individually and then in groups of 4 they have to formulate a group statement based on what they read. This can be a 2 day lesson or a day lesson depending on the level of students.