Use active materials or content to increase engagement and comprehension of the task.


When writing a non-fiction article, a student may struggle to pull important facts related to the topic while reading. To support this, ask a student to highlight or locate important information while reading.  Then cut the located facts up into strips and physically sort them into relevant paragraph categories on separate pages before drafting a paragraph.

Further Reading:

10 Ways to Bring Active Learning to Your Classroom by Pamela LaToach

Written by Kathy Furlong Silverio
Reviewed by Kristen L. Hodnettt

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