Saturday, February 23, 2013

Make your next summarization activity interactive, artistic, kinesthetic - courtesy of SmartBrief

In a recent Inservice post, ASCD communications specialist Julia Liapidova shares a summarization technique from Rick Wormeli's "Summarization in Any Subject." The technique, called "body sculpture," will get students collaborating, moving and thinking creatively as they determine the attributes of a concept or idea, then create a frozen tableau that represents those essentials. Read on.

Summary is one of those terms used over and over again in the CCSS.  Here is a great instructional technique.  Enjoy:}

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