We started with a "Fat Questions Starters" half sheet glued int our notebooks. My amazing teaching partner created our sheet which you can grab for free from my Dropbox.
Endeavors in Innovative Teaching! She's just getting started but has some amazing ideas....
First, I modeled the strategy with the first paragraph/section with an article we chose about iPads helping students with autism. Here's my notebook:
Then students started their private "talk" with the text.
Here's what students came up with...
One student really struggled with asking questions of the text, so allowed him to just use hieroglyphics today... This shows me he was actively reading and not just sitting there but we'll still need to work on questioning.
How do you get students interacting with at text?