Think Aloud Foldable:
•Need a quick PD item to present or share with your team?
•Looking to implement a strategies that will benefit every student in your classroom, regardless of the grade level?
•What about ways for your students to share their thinking in cooperative learning groups?
►This easy to use tri-fold, focuses on the strategy for “Thinking Aloud”, and was designed to be used by both teachers and students. Using this item to introduce your students to the thinking aloud process will serve as a powerful classroom tool & learning experience.
The inside is filled with multiple pieces of valuable information:
•Sentence stems/prompts to help a reader share their thoughts as they comprehend a text.
•The Think Aloud Process (to use with students).
•Content specific prompts with varying purposes (to allow students to engage, explore, explain, evaluate, elaborate).
The back of this item, contains a brief explanation of the purpose of using the think aloud. There is also a place to note possible ideas of how to implement this strategy.
NOTE: The foldable pages must be copied on legal size paper.
The third page of this item, provides a quick overview for teachers, on modeling the think aloud process.