Literacy Retreat 2017
Frame Ideas that are Developed and Organized
Target idea development and logical organization
Introduce an opinion/reason frame
Break down the facets of the frame
Practice writing frames in pairs & small groups
Build your own digital document using the T.I.P.S. graphics.
Generate one-paragraph summaries
Honoring the different text structures, students may need various frames. Each of these produces a single-summary paragraph.
Utilize Yes, MA’AM for constructed responses
For more resources on the Yes, MA’AM frame, check out these links.
Like all frames, introduce them whole class, and then walk them through a gradual release to student independence. Students can hone their summarizing skills by completing the Somebody…wanted…but…so…then… frame.