Reading for depth happens when you Activate, Support, and Reveal student thinking. Try these practices in your next assignment. Use the "Learn More" and "How" links to get additional background or instructions on applying these features in your account.
Creating your assignment
Activate Add the learning objective for the assignment in your directions to focus students reading.
Support Insert 1 scaffolding note with an image or video that helps explain a complex idea.
Instructions for your students while reading
Activate Ask students to take 2 notes related to your learning objective. Encourage them to categorize their notes to drive metacognition.
Support Ask students to look up at least 2 words using the built-in dictionary to increase awareness of new vocabulary.
Grading your assignment
Reveal Grade 1 short answer question in class as students are working to provide them with immediate feedback.
•Bonus: Give them a chance to revise their response to put that feedback promptly into action!
Reveal Anonymize student names and grade 1 question as a class to clarify expectations for student work.
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