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Read-Think-Talk-Write: Integrating Literacy with Worthy Texts

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In Detroit Public Schools Community District, 1st grade Teacher Tawana Jordan and 4th grade teacher Kaitlyn Billops are engaging students in the Read-Think-Talk-Write framework. The framework gives students an opportunity to synthesize evidence, play with ideas, develop arguments, and “rehearse” various forms of communication during lessons, in order for them to demonstrate a deep knowledge and understanding of the topic in writing.  This approach integrates reading, speaking and listening, and writing, and results in the production of high-quality, evidence-based writing for students of all ability levels and learning styles.

Type

Videos

Grade Level

In Detroit Public Schools Community District, 1st grade Teacher Tawana Jordan and 4th grade teacher Kaitlyn Billops are engaging students in the Read-Think-Talk-Write framework. The framework gives students an opportunity to synthesize evidence, play with ideas, develop arguments, and “rehearse” various forms of communication during lessons, in order for them to demonstrate a deep knowledge and understanding of the topic in writing.  This approach integrates reading, speaking and listening, and writing, and results in the production of high-quality, evidence-based writing for students of all ability levels and learning styles.

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