Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

10.25.17 A Front the Writing Discussion Template (And the Feedback We Got On It)

At our recent Ratio workshop in London we shared this sample page from a  student work packet.  It’s designed to help structure a student discussion about a text, though it could be adapted to any content. The idea is that it asks students to write a response to a discussion question before they discuss it.  Then…