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WICOR

Writing

  • Writing process (prewrite to final draft)
  • Respond, revise
  • Edit, final draft
  • Cornell Notes/2- 3 Column notes
  • Quickwrites
  • Learning logs, journals

Inquiry

  • Skilled questioning
  • Socratic Seminars
  • Quickwrites/discussions
  • Critical-thinking activities
  • Writing questions
  • Open-minded activities

Collaboration

  • Group projects
  • Response/edit/revision groups
  • Collaboration activities
  • Tutorials
  • Study groups
  • Jigsaw activities
  • Read-arounds

Organization

Tools 

  • Binders
  • Calendars, planners, agendas
  • Graphic organizers

Methods

  • Focused note-taking system
  • Tutorials, study groups
  • Project planning, SMART goals

Reading

  • SQ5R (Survey, Question, Read, Record, Recite, Review, Reflect)
  • KWL (What I Know; What to Learn; Learned)
  • Reciprocal teaching
  • “Think-alouds”
  • Text structure
  • Critical reading

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