Use this recording form while implementing the Jigsaw Instructional Strategy for the informational text: Unlikely Friendships for Kids: The Dog and the Piglet and Four Other True Stories of Animal Friendships by Jennifer Holland.
The text is divided into 5 chapters.
Assign groups of students a chapter from the text to read.
Have students read their assigned section and become the "Expert" of their assigned text by filling out the sections of the recording form.
Students then present their findings to a group who read the same text.
Students should come to an agreement about the most important points of the text.
The group then presents their information to a group who was not assigned the chapter from the text.
***Aligns to Louisiana ELA Guidebooks: Because of Winn-Dixie Unit