Teaching our students to write effective responses to text-dependent prompts is HARD. The.struggle.is.REAL. But, NOT impossible! This FREE guide supports your writing instruction for teaching students to write STRONG, COHERENT, and THOUGHTFUL text-dependent responses including MAKING HIGH-QUALITY INFERENCES, PROVIDING RELEVANT EXPLANATIONS, CITING BEST EVIDENCE and EFFECTIVELY REASONING.
My students are slaying this skill with a TON of modeling, practicing, and scaffolding. Even my struggling students are making solid gains. This is NOT an easy task for them developmentally. Some students are just not there yet, but still giving it the ol' college try, and they are 7th graders! Don't give up! They just need lots of opportunities, feedback, and exemplars to show them the way. Let me know how this product works for you and your students and if I can help in any way!
Print the CEER chart on card stock, laminate, and post in your classroom! Also, print multiple mini charts for your students to glue into their notebooks for fast and easy reference. This product includes a step-by-step scaffolding sheet that leads to paragraph style.
***MAKE SURE TO ADJUST YOUR PRINT MODE TO CAPTURE THE WHOLE IMAGE FOR ALL PAGES***