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Routines for Introducing & Exploring Ideas

 

3-2-1 BRIDGE

 

Used to uncover students' prior knowledge and make connections to new understanding with the use of a metaphor

CHALK TALK

 

 Silent discussion on paper that invites all students to be active members of the learning process

COMPASS POINTS

 

 A routine to explore the hidden messages in artwork

THINK-PUZZLE-EXPLORE

 

Identifies current understanding, promotes curiosity, and  allows for exploration of unknown questions

 

THE EXPLANATION GAME

 

A routine for noticing truth occasions

 

 

ZOOM IN

 

Close examination of a portion of an image to build a deeper understanding

 

HOT SPOTS

 

Designed for detailed exploration of parts to develop a deeper understanding of the object as a whole

 

 

SEE-THINK-WONDER

 

Ideal for inquiry-based, close observations of photos, text, artwork, or other stimuli

 

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