This weekly assignment invites students to generate a discussion question and a (provisional) claim about a shared reading.
Drawn from the Lexicon of Migrations network course, this resource outlines a peer review session for a collaboratively produced dictionary of “Key Words.”
Through inviting students to write in a range of ways, this resource offers strategies to integrate deep reading and discussion of images into the classroom.
This resource offers a way to engage students in deep discussion of a poem through collaborative annotation using Google Docs.
By outlining an online annotated bibliography activity, this resource shares an alternative way to engage students in reading, evaluating, and discussing primary and secondary sources.
This close reading activity models active listening while also engaging students through investigating a text by adding images.
This resource offers an example assignment that outlines a step by step process for inviting students to create a podcast with a partner or in small groups.
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.
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 shares some ideas for how to engage students both synchronously and asynchronously.