Women's History Month
Women's History Month is a time to learn about inspirational women who have made positive contributions to society. Keep reading to see how to use GLAD strategies to teach about some incredible women and the differences they made!
Graphic Organizer Input Chart- Heroic Women Timeline
Gradual Release of Responsibility Tip : After teaching this GOIC, have your teams research and add another inspirational woman to the whole-class timeline!
Check it out in Spanish, too!
Access to the Picture File Cards for both these GOICs HERE
Pictorial Input Chart- Let's spotlight a few amazing humans.
Oprah Winfrey Pictorial:
Picture File Cards for Oprah Pictorial HERE
Mae Jemison Pictorial- English & Spanish
Picture File Cards for Mae Jemison Pictorial HERE
Spanish Resource HERE
Malala Pictorial English & Spanish:
English & Spanish Malala Resource HERE
Poetry- A fun way to teach using song and movement!
Women in History Poem in English & Spanish:
Process Grid of Heroic Women
Heroic Women Process Grid in English:
Heroic Women Process Grid in Spanish:
Find the Resources HERE .
Cultivate a Growth Mindset- The Power of "Yet"
A growth mindset is the belief that abilities and intelligence can be developed through dedication and hard work. It's the idea that with effort, learning, and perseverance, we can improve and grow. In contrast, a fixed mindset sees abilities as innate traits – you either have them or you don't.
Increasing Language Production in the Classroom
Take a moment to think about your own classroom. How often are your students using high academic language in their reading, writing and speaking? Research shows that the first step to reading and writing academic language is producing it orally.
Tips for Tightening up the 10/2 & Student Interactions
Fall is in the air, and schools across the country are in full swing! Teachers are busy building and deepening relationships with and among students, delivering content, and developing academic language skills with their students. One of the common strategies that teachers implement as they engage their students is the “turn and talk,” or 10/2. The concept of the 10/2 refers to providing an opportunity for students to process information, for about 2 minutes, after every about 10 minutes of instruction.
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