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Synthesizing While Reading by Jill & Cathy on March 27, 2013 Synthesizing is when readers change their thinking as they read. They are working to put together all of the strategies you have taught them to form thoughts, opinions and conclusions. Synthesizing can be difficult to teach because it involves so many pieces. We have put together a collection of organizers to make the process easier for you. As you teach about the synthesizing process, we think it is important to immerse your students in many good examples. No Idea Left Behind: 25 Tools for Capturing Ideas Anywhere As a serial entrepreneur, I’m addicted to ideas. I feed off of ’em. And nothing makes me more upset than having a great idea… and losing it.
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System of support (incl. PLD) System of support The navigation for the integrated system of support follows the inquiry process. The intention is to model an approach to accessing supplementary support for schools. Synthesizing and Solving Strategies for Critical Thinking and Synthesizing (con't) Reading Skills (Glencoe/McGraw-Hill ) Weekly tips, how to, and student resource handouts to teach the following: Active Reading in the Classroom; Analytic Reading; Graphic Organizers; Three-step Approach to Reading; Reading Success with Expository Texts Review, Write, Rate and Revise - elementary research process tutorial from the Oregon State Library System Review Your Notes ... elemetary research process tutorial from the Oregon State Library System Revise! - secondary research process tutorial from the Oregon State Library System Secondary Literacy: Classroom Literacy Strategies/Resources (Ministry of Education, Wellington, New Zealand ) Great bibliography of web resources to teach literacy. Synthesizing Information: Step-by-Step Instructions for Learners ( Arizona State University West ) ...a very practical guide using Post-It notes and a clustering process. Reading Research and Articles
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