Essential questions are directly written by students on this pre-printed form each day or class period that is needed. Students may brain storm for their own answer, but it should be verified by instructor. This worksheet is intended to organize main ideas in efforts to construct content as well as a review.
The "I learned this today..." section is intended for students to summarize learning in their own words. "This relates to me beyond school..." section is to start a sentence leading students to meaningful connections outside of the academic setting.
Students who can summarize learning and relate it personally have a much higher likelihood of concept attainment and integration.
This is an excellent tool for use with AVID programs as it may be used to fully incorporate each part of the WICOR (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading )strategy model.
NGSS 3D lessons may fluidly be integrated as this provides evidence of CCC (cross-cutting concepts), DCI (disciplinary core ideas) as well as SEPs (standard engineering practices).