This resource offers a structured activity that is useful when encouraging students to work collaboratively and ask probative questions when responding to texts of any kind.
Category: Close Reading
This resource offers a range of examples of how IWT’s writing-based teaching strategies can be translated for the online or blended learning environment.
This resource offers a way to invite students to develop a shared annotation key and mark a text accordingly, drawing on online tools like Mentimeter.
This resource outlines an activity that invites students to be both creative and performative as they read critically and synthesize multiple texts.
This Dialectical Notebook activity invites students into a sustained written conversation about a topic, text or series of texts.
This resource outlines strategies for engaging students in synchronous close reading using either PDFs or Google Docs.
This resource outlines a way to guide students through the process of understanding/annotating a primary literature scientific article.
This assignment was designed to offer students the opportunity to analyze and present macroeconomic concepts, through a written report and oral presentation, in relation to their different disciplines and the current situation in Palestine.
This mini-project invites students to choose a work of popular culture of interest to them and then analyze the psychological issues and themes present in it.
This assignment takes advantage of the connected or blended learning environment to invite students to engage with a range of texts through audio informational lectures which are then discussed in forums.