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Are you looking to revamp your Article of the Week (AOTW) homework process this year or are you joining the rest of us AOTW fans? You came to the right place! This back to school Article of the Week collection will get your homework process launched the right way! WIth the Google Slides for instruction, teacher facilitator notes, student practice opportunities, and discussion routines - you'll be sure to wow your admin or team!
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These Google Slides include:
✔ Introduction - Set the purpose for article of the week, identify the learning targets addressed, and explain the weekly process and due dates.
✔ Anchor Lesson on Annotating - Using the article, "Why do we have homework?" teach your students how to meaningfully and purposefully annotate.
✔ Written Response Expectations - What should their weekly responses look like? Review the example and non-examples included. Create a learning anchor for what you want their writing to show week by week.
✔ Weekly "Now Featuring" Slide - Introduce each weeks article with images, quick blurbs for background knowledge, and key vocabulary. Copy the slide and use it each week throughout the year!
✔ Discussion Protocols - Using seven strategies from "Making Thinking Visible", encourage collegial conversations and ensure student engagement and understanding!
✔ Self-Assessment - At the end of each week, have students self-assess their preparation for discussion and their level of participation. Google forms makes it easy to grade and transfer to your grade book!
✔ Editable Slides - Each step of the process includes my example and a blank slide for you to customize.
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